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Feb 20, 2019 by Talia Schmidt
Harney District Hospital, Burns, Ore., is one of many hospitals nationwide that have embraced the Lean mentality, modeled after Toyota’s discipline of lean manufacturing in the 1950s to ensure high quality products. At AHA’s 2019 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, attendees learned how rural hospitals and health systems can do more with less.
Feb 19, 2019 by David Schreiner
As the 2019 chair of the AHA’s Section for Small or Rural Hospitals, I can attest that AHA is stepping up in a big way to grapple with the issues that affect many rural hospitals.
Feb 6, 2019
The AHA's Rural Health Care Leadership Conference wrapped up today with a keynote session on the future of health care.
Feb 5, 2019
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack kicked off today's programming at the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference and moderated a discussion with Erika Rogan, AHA senior associate director of policy, and Travis Robey, AHA senior associate director of federal relations, about what's happening on Capitol Hill and the association's rural advocacy agenda for 2019.
Feb 5, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy plans to award about 75 grants of up to $1 million each to expand opioid and other substance use disorder services in high-risk rural communities.
Feb 4, 2019
AHA Board Chairman Brian Gragnolati today kicked off the AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference by welcoming more than 900 rural hospital and health system leaders and trustees.
Feb 4, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
We must act now – and together – to protect local access to high-quality, affordable care and empower rural hospitals to thrive as cornerstones of their communities for generations to come.
Feb 1, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The AHA’s goal is to improve the health care of every American, no matter where they live…big city, small town, frontier or somewhere in between.
Jan 28, 2019
AHA staff participated this afternoon in a Rural Health Summit convened by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Health Resources and Services Administration Administrator George Sigoun
Jan 17, 2019
Patients in the most rural counties had an 87 percent greater chance of receiving an opioid prescription from their primary care provider between January 2014 and March 2017 than patients in large metropolitan areas.