The AHA has extended to Jan. 30 the deadline for all hospitals to submit data to the quarterly RACTrac survey.
Wright Lassiter III, president of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, will lead the AHA's Section for Metropolitan Hospitals as 2015 chair of its governing council.
AHA supports permanently replacing the Medicare sustainable growth rate for physician payment, but cannot support any proposal to fix the physician payment problem at the expense of funding for ser
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today added star ratings to the Dialysis Facility Compare
States are making it easier to enroll in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, but many must still establish automated renewal processes and smooth data transfers between Medi
Minnesota hospitals and health systems contributed nearly $4.2 billion in programs and services to benefit the health of their communities in 2013, a 5.4% increase from 2012, according to a new
Congress should replace the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) for physician payment with a system that adequately reimburses physicians over the long haul, AHA President and CEO Rich Um
Palmetto Health in Columbia, S.C., will receive the 2014 Foster G.
The 2015 AHA Environmental Scan provides insight and information about market forces that have a high probability of affecting the health care field.
The hospital field is broad and diverse, and each organization may bring its own solutions to the challenges presented in its community, says AHA Chairman Jonathan Perlin, M.D.
The AHA today filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Supreme Court, asking the court to revive the “weakened competitor” doctrine that encourages lower courts to look beyond market sh
Before reducing relative humidity in operating rooms below 30%, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers should consider the effects on equipment and supplies, according to new
The Food and Drug Administration today advised against routine use of bone graft substitut
More than 7.1 million individuals and families selected a health plan (or were automatically re-enrolled) through the federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace between Nov. 15 and Jan.
Kansas hospitals directly employ 84,210 people and support nearly 68,000 additional jobs in other sectors, according to a new
At an AHA briefing Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C., hospital and business leaders discussed the many ways hospitals are adapting to a changing health care landscape.
The AHA’s Center for Healthcare Governance has released the results of its 2014 National Health Care Governance Survey.
At an AHA briefing today in Washington, D.C.
Hospital discharge planning tools should incorporate the judgment of clinicians and be administratively feasible, according to a new AHA