AHA

Nov 4, 2019
This week, AHA leaders are sharing the emergency preparedness efforts of America’s hospitals and health systems at the 43rd World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation in Oman.
Nov 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a final rule that increases Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system rates.
Oct 29, 2019
The AHA, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Institute for Safe Medication Practices today voiced strong support for the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act.
Oct 29, 2019
Collaboration between health care delivery, public health and diverse community-based organizations is essential to building healthier communities. That’s why AHA joined forces with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials…
Oct 28, 2019
The AHA today submitted comments to House leaders on the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), legislation that would make a series of changes to the Medicare program in an effort to lower the price of prescription drugs.
Oct 28, 2019
The AHA has formed a strategic alliance with AVIA, the leading partner for digital health insights, strategic guidance and consulting services. The alliance will combine the thought leadership and convening power of the AHA and AVIA’s expertise and resources in digital health to help hospital and…
Oct 25, 2019
AHA today voiced support for several proposed changes to the federal regulation governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder patients’ records that would reduce the burden and delay associated with accessing certain recovery services and add declared disasters to the list of exceptions.
Oct 25, 2019
The AHA has formed a strategic alliance with digital health consultant AVIA to help the hospital and health system field accelerate its digital transformation.
Oct 23, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission has ordered two health systems and five health insurance companies to provide data for a study on the effects of certificates of public advantage on health care prices, quality, access and innovation; and the impact of hospital consolidation on employee wages.
Oct 23, 2019
Improving healthy equity can provide “tremendous value” to patients, communities, hospitals and the health care delivery system in the United States.