Press Releases

Dec 3, 2019
Today, four national organizations representing hospitals and health systems sued the federal government, challenging last month’s contract disclosure rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Nov 21, 2019
Twenty years ago, the Institute of Medicine issued a call to action and the women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems responded by working tirelessly to make health care better, safer and more patient-centered. Due to the efforts of hospital and health system leaders, trustees,…
Nov 15, 2019
The American Hospital Association (AHA), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) and Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) issued the following joint statement on today’s final rule from CMS: Today’s rule mandating the public disclosure of privately…
Nov 14, 2019
CHICAGO (November 14, 2019) – Maryjane Wurth, the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), will retire next year after a long and distinguished career in the hospital association field.
Nov 13, 2019
WASHINGTON (November 13, 2019) – As the health care landscape rapidly evolves, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has been pursuing multiple ways to lead and promote innovation in the field.
Nov 11, 2019
The field has lost a giant in health care. Bernard Tyson was a champion for creating a more integrated and coordinated delivery system, and expanding coverage and access. He was deeply passionate about the need to focus on wellness and prevention and was a tireless advocate for equitable care.…
Nov 1, 2019
Today’s final rule from CMS regrettably ignores recent legal decisions while also putting even more pressure on hospitals and health systems that care for vulnerable patients and communities.
Nov 1, 2019
The AHA welcomes the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, a renowned oncologist and physician leader, to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. As the chief medical executive at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Hahn leads the medical practice at one of the…
Oct 25, 2019
AHA and AVIA Announce Strategic Alliance Alliance to help member hospitals and health systems scale digital transformation  
Oct 21, 2019
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association October 21, 2019