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Jul 27, 2018
Navicent Health of Macon, GA, today received the 2018 AHA Equity of Care Award.
Jul 27, 2018
Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care today received 2018 Circle of Life Awards.
Jul 27, 2018
The AHA today announced that Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN; University of Pennsylvania Health System of Philadelphia; and West Tennessee Healthcare of Jackson, TN are the winners of AHA’s inaugural Innovation Challenge.
Jul 27, 2018 by Tom Nickels
Comparing hospital prices to drug prices is absurd. And although the article claims to be about prices, the chart actually shows National Health Expenditure (NHE) spending numbers, not prices.
Jul 26, 2018
The House of Representatives last night voted 242-176 to approve legislation (H.R. 6311) that would allow individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market to purchase a lower value “copper” plan, which could drive more individuals to buy inadequate coverage and increase bad debt for providers.
Jul 26, 2018
A growing number of hospitals are using health information technology to improve health care quality and support new models of care, according to TrendWatch reports released today by the AHA.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA Board of Trustees has selected as it chair-elect designate Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO.
Jul 26, 2018
Hospitals are redesigning their delivery systems, improving quality and outcomes, embracing new reimbursement models, and leveraging technology to make care more affordable, according to an AHA advertorial published today in the Wall Street Journal.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented two federal health care leaders with awards for outstanding service to the health care field. Capt. James Hancock, M.D., commanding officer of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, received the Award for Excellence, while Lt. Col. Johnathan Compton, M.D., deputy director of medical services at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency in San Antonio, received the Special Achievement Award.
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented its 2018 Board of Trustees Award to author and futurist Ian Morrison at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have made substantial and noteworthy contributions to the work of the AHA.