Perspective

Dec 14, 2018
As we all work to reduce cost and improve value; deliver superior outcomes; create new innovative delivery models; and develop new strategic alliances, there’s great opportunity for innovation.
Dec 7, 2018
This week, as our nation marked the passing of President George H.W. Bush, I thought about what he meant for the country and its health.
Nov 30, 2018
Earlier this month, voters in exit poll after exit poll made it clear that health care is an important issue to them. And near the top of their list of concerns was the affordability of health care services. 
Nov 21, 2018
In the midst of tragedy, our first responders – police, firefighters and EMTs – and the women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems stand strong, working to get victims out of harm’s way and into lifesaving treatment, sometimes risking their own lives in the process.
Nov 2, 2018
When more people have health coverage, everyone wins—the patients who need care, the insurers that provide coverage, and the hospitals and health systems that provide care. 
Oct 26, 2018
Open enrollment on the marketplaces begins on Nov. 1 for 2019 coverage and runs through Dec. 15, and America’s hospitals and health systems have a vital role to play in connecting consumers with health coverage.
Oct 19, 2018
October is cybersecurity month (in reality, every month is cybersecurity month) but this is a good time to review the overall landscape.
Oct 5, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently made several proposals that could reduce access to care in the community, particularly for vulnerable patients. We’ve urged CMS to withdraw these proposals for several reasons.
Sep 28, 2018
The opioid epidemic’s grip on our communities continues to be a major challenge. At the same time, we also see progress in addressing the problem.