Press Releases

Aug 9, 2018
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association   August 9, 2018   Hospitals and health systems have embraced the Medicare Shared Savings Program and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) as ways to advance their ongoing efforts to transform delivery system reform…
Aug 9, 2018
Leader at SSM Health Care and at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Contact: Brenda Stenger, bstenger@aha.org, (312) 422-2017 CHICAGO (August 9, 2018) – The Center for Hospital and Healthcare Administration History announces a new publication in the Hospital Administration Oral History series: William C. Schoenhard in First Person: An Oral History Bill…
Aug 6, 2018
WASHINGTON (August 6, 2018) - The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected seven members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management…
Aug 2, 2018
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association   August 2, 2018     There are a number of policies CMS finalized today that will reduce regulatory burden and help ensure America’s hospitals and health systems can continue to provide high-quality, efficient…
Aug 1, 2018
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association   August 1, 2018   America’s hospitals and health systems believe strongly that patients should have access to affordable, comprehensive health care coverage that allows them to receive the care they need, when they need…
Jul 26, 2018
SAN DIEGO (July 26, 2018) — The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees has selected Melinda L. Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Mo., as its chair-elect designate. Dr. Estes will be the 2020 chair of the AHA, becoming the top-elected…
Jul 26, 2018
WASHINGTON (July 26, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) presented two federal hospital leaders with awards recognizing their outstanding service to the health care field. These awards recognize uniformed and non-uniformed federal health care leaders who have distinguished themselves…
Jul 25, 2018
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association July 25, 2018   With today’s proposed rule, CMS has once again showed a lack of understanding about the reality in which hospitals and health systems operate daily to serve the needs of their communities. CMS has…
Jul 24, 2018
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association   July 23, 2018   We applaud today’s confirmation of Robert Wilkie as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He has demonstrated strong management of extensive and complex organizations. We are confident he will…
Jul 23, 2018
American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize Recognizes Hospital Leadership and Innovation in Quality and Performance Improvement   WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 23, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that Northwell Health, headquartered in New Hyde Park,…