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Jul 26, 2019
The AHA Center for Health Innovation presented the 2019 TRUST Award to A. Marc Harrison, M.D., president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare for his visionary leadership in helping contribute to a society of healthy communities where each individual reaches their highest potential for health.
Jul 26, 2019
Nearly 1,500 hospital and health system leaders are in San Diego for the 2019 AHA Leadership Summit, where they are examining strategies for enhancing the affordability and value of health care; opportunities for advancing quality, patient safety and community health improvement; models for creating cultures of innovation that drive delivery system transformation; leadership competencies and workforce strategies for positive change; and governance excellence.
Jul 25, 2019
The Senate Finance Committee today voted 19-9 to pass the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, legislation to reduce drug costs.
Jul 25, 2019
Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., today introduced AHA-supported legislation that would provide planning grants and technical assistance to help states and communities address the social determinants of health for high-need Medicaid patients.
Jul 25, 2019
Rep. Derek Kilmer, D- Wash., today urged support for his legislation – the Protecting Local Access to Care for Everyone Act (H.R. 2552) – which would prevent payment reductions for hospital outpatient clinic visit services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments that are grandfathered under Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
Jul 25, 2019
The patient experience survey required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for all U.S. hospitals needs modernizing, according to a paper released today by the AHA and other national hospital associations, citing falling response rates after 10 years in the field and incomplete topic coverage.
Jul 25, 2019
The AHA Board of Trustees has selected as its chair-elect designate Rod Hochman, M.D., president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health in Renton, Wash. He will become AHA chair in 2021.
Jul 25, 2019
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack opened today's AHA Leadership Summit talking about the theme of this year's meeting, "Lead – Connect – Transform."
Jul 25, 2019
Health care leaders strategized ways to improve the patient experience by crowdsourcing consumers' biggest health care challenges at the AHA Solvathon, an interactive event hosted by the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Jul 25, 2019
Atrium Health's Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, N.C., received the 2019 AHA Quest for Quality Prize for its exemplary achievements in engaging with community partners to address social determinants of health, empowering its workforce to excel and innovate, and improving access for patients.