Press Releases

Mar 16, 2018
Rick Pollack AHA President and CEO American Hospital Association   March 16, 2018   We applaud the announcement of the Health Care Innovation Caucus led by Representatives Kelly (R-PA), Kind (D-WI), Mullin (R-OK), and Bera, M.D. (D-CA) to encourage innovative policy ideas to improve…
Mar 1, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC (March 1, 2018) – Hospitals of all kinds provide a full range of benefits to their communities.  In a new analysis released today, the American Hospital Association (AHA) spotlights how 340B tax-exempt hospitals provided more than $50 billion in total benefits to their…
Feb 21, 2018
Former U.S. federal health agency head Dr. Andy Bindman selected as new Co-Editor-in-Chief to help lead new era for journal.   CHICAGO, IL (February  21, 2018) – The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), the not-for-profit research and educational affiliate of…
Feb 20, 2018
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association   February 20, 2018   Patients and families depend on health insurance to access and be able to afford the care they need when they need it. Today’s proposed rule is a step in the wrong direction for patients and health…
Feb 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC (February 20, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that John Riggi has joined the association as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk. In this newly created role, Riggi, who spent nearly 30 years with the FBI in a variety of assignments, will share…
Feb 12, 2018
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association   February 12, 2018     America’s hospitals and health systems believe that the federal budget should not weaken our national commitment to provide access to quality hospital and health system services that provide a…
Feb 9, 2018
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association February 9, 2018  Today’s continuing resolution includes many important provisions that benefit the patients and communities America’s hospitals and health systems are privileged to serve each day. Importantly, this bill delays…
Feb 5, 2018
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (Institute), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), today announced its 2018 chair of its board of directors, Nicholas Tejeda, and newly-elected board members with terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018. This year, Institute membership has…
Jan 26, 2018
WASHINGTON (January 26, 2018) – Cheryl L. Hoying, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN, senior vice president of Patient Services at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, O.H., will lead the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Committee on Clinical Leadership (CCL) as…
Jan 24, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC (January 24, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today launched the AHA Physician Alliance (Alliance), a new initiative that brings together physicians and their hospitals and health systems in transforming care and advancing health in America. The Alliance provides…