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Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
Mar 1, 2021
A recent JAMA article, recycles old and tired arguments about hospital consolidation without any examination of the impact of consolidation in the commercial health insurance industry or related health care sectors that promise to have a profound impact on the cost, quality and accessibility of…
Feb 22, 2021
Nearly 55 years ago, during the 1966 Medical Committee of Human Rights Convention, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Although there has been incremental progress toward achieving a more just…
Feb 19, 2021
With our nation’s COVID-19 vaccine administration rollout underway, policy influencers and advocacy groups are focusing on communities of color that have been disproportionately impacted by the fluctuating pandemic.
Feb 11, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems, and our heroic caregivers, have been on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 for the past year, working tirelessly to provide needed care to patients and communities.
Feb 5, 2021
Community partnerships could address mental health care lack-of-access issues, writes Sean Blair, chief growth officer of ncgCARE, a behavioral health care organization with provider agencies in North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and West Virginia. Learn how to form valuable partnerships and…
Jan 26, 2021
Ingrid Johnson, R.N., works with Atlantic Health System in Morristown, New Jersey, to raise awareness of human trafficking and how health care leaders can better identify victims and properly respond. This month, the health system proudly displayed a giant banner in Atlantic’s Overlook Medical…
Jan 12, 2021
The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Virtual Conference and Engagement Experience – one of AHA's flagship events – will be held February 17-18. AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the conference designed to help rural health care leaders and trustees propel the transformation to a…
Jan 11, 2021
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this third in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about how flexibility and preparation aided Henry Ford Health System and Medisys Health…
Jan 11, 2021
Making everyone part of the solution and collaborations between clinical and hospital leadership is key to navigating the pandemic. In this second in a four-part series on lessons learned on the front lines, read about how communication remains a vital component of a strong workforce, both from the…