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Feb 5, 2015
President Obama’s call for deep funding cuts to hospital care “are bad medicine for our nation’s seniors and other vulnerable patients,” AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdensto
Feb 4, 2015
The AHA and nine other national hospital groups today urged Congress to oppose any additional Medicare and Medicaid cuts to payments for hospital services to offset the cost of resolving the Sustai
Feb 4, 2015
Rep. Don Young (R-AK) introduced late yesterday the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act (H.R. 672), AHA-supported legislation that would extend the demonstration for five years.
Feb 4, 2015
The share of working adults without insurance fell 25% between September
Feb 4, 2015
Nearly all unplanned readmissions after surgery are associated with new postoperative complications that surface after discharge, according to a
Feb 4, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology yesterday announced $36 million in funding&nbs
Feb 4, 2015
The latest Blue Ribbon Panel Report, part of the monograph series from the AHA’s Center
Feb 4, 2015
Stuart Buttlaire, regional director of inpatient psychiatry and continuing care for Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, is 2015 chair of the AHA's Constituency Section for Psychiatric
Feb 4, 2015
Essentia Health, an integrated health care delivery system based in Duluth, Minn., provides telehealth services to patients at 26 of its roughly 80 rural health clinics, small rural hospitals and l
Feb 3, 2015
Sens. Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Peter Welch (D-VT) late yesterday to introduce the Rural Hospital Access Act (S. 332/H.R.