Two caregivers discuss how Colorado’s San Luis Valley Hospital creatively maximizes its resources to continue to deliver obstetric services to the families and communities it serves.
On April 15 at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C., AHA will present its 2024 Award of Honor to Ken Kaufman — founder, managing director and chair of Kaufman Hall.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) April 5 released an advisory on the top 10 ransomware groups targeting the health care sector.
In a statement submitted April 10 to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for a hearing on legislative proposals to support patient access to telehealth services, AHA voiced support for certain proposals that would extend critical telehealth flexibilities set to expire this year, expand telehealth access to patients with limited English proficiency and help inform telehealth changes for the future.
On April 15 at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C., AHA will present Nancy Howell Agee, CEO of Carilion Clinic, and Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, with its highest honor — the Distinguished Service Award — for their longtime service to the AHA and the field.
Women with health-related social needs such as food insecurity, housing instability and lack of transportation were less likely to report receiving a mammogram in the past two years when surveyed in 2022, according to a report released April 9 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health care leaders and other officials April 9 discussed challenges to rural health care access and potential solutions during an event in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Coalition to Strengthen America's Health Care: Protecting 24/7 Care.
After an April 7 investigative series published by The New York Times highlighted disturbing incentives for data analytics firm MultiPlan and large commercial insurers like UnitedHealthcare, Aetna and Cigna to cut reimbursement rates for care provided to employees of companies with self-funded employer insurance plans and increase costs for patients receiving that care, the AHA today urged the Department of Labor to take action. 
Health Services Research, the flagship publication of AHA’s Health Research & Educational Trust, seeks abstracts through June 17 on potential manuscripts for a special issue on the role of health services research in cancer prevention and control, specifically how artificial intelligence, data analytics and policy innovation can improve cancer care across the continuum.
For future public health emergencies, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should improve how it sets Medicare rates for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests under the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and communicates with stakeholders involved in setting the rates, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General advised last week.