News

Latest

Jan 19, 2015
Hospitals reduced central-line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) and surgical site infections by 46% and 19%, respectively, between 2008 and 2013, according to the latest annual report on
Jan 16, 2015
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today discussed two topics it expects to make draft recommendations on when it meets in March – hospital short-stay policy issues and next steps in me
Jan 16, 2015
The AHA today urged lawmakers to refrain from altering the Medicare graduate medical education financing structure to reduce direct or indirect payments to hospitals that train physicians and other
Jan 16, 2015
After five years at CMS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner today told staff she will leave the agency at the end of February.
Jan 16, 2015
Stephen Shortell, a leading health policy educator and researcher, will receive the Health Research & Educational Trust's 2015 TRUST Award
Jan 16, 2015
AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock and Kevin Lofton, CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives in Englewood, CO, will receive 2015 Gold Medal Awards from the American College of Healthcare Executives,
Jan 16, 2015
The AHA invites applications through Jan. 23 for the 2015 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership.
Jan 15, 2015
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today announced its final recommendation that Congress increase Medicare payment rates for the hospital inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems
Jan 15, 2015
AHA's Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has launched its 2015 Most Wired Survey, which hospitals can
Jan 15, 2015
Palmetto Health in Columbia, SC, today received the 2014 Foster G.