Clinical Integration

Aug 3, 2018
RE: CMS-1720-NC, Request for Information Regarding the Physician Self-referral Law dl iconDownload the letter (PDF)   The AHA’s response to the request for information from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services highlights the obstacles hospitals and physicians face in moving…
Aug 2, 2018
Rural Hospital-Health Clinic Integration dl iconDownload the factsheet (PDF)   The AHA Task Force on Ensuring Access in Vulnerable Communities examined ways in which the access to and delivery of care could be improved. This strategy – focused on cooperation and collaboration through…
Jul 25, 2018
The National Institutes of Health yesterday awarded grants to five new projects through its Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory, which conducts clinical trials in the health care settings where patients normally receive their care. The new projects will assess the impact of a primary…
Jul 19, 2018
Lawrence General Hospital Targets Food Insecurity Where It Counts  With social factors influencing up to 80 percent of health outcomes, hospitals are increasingly working to address the social determinants of patient health by investing in their communities. Lawrence General Hospital is…
Jul 18, 2018
AHA statement before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health regarding "Modernizing Stark Law to Ensure the Successful Transition from Volume to Value in the Medicare Program."
Jul 12, 2018
Even as a nurse, married to a physician, I found helping my aging parents navigate the health care labyrinth to be a daunting and eye-opening experience. My mom’s 11-year battle with Alzheimer’s ended on Sept. 11, 2017, leaving her 24/7 caregiver, my father, alone and searching for purpose. I am…
Jun 19, 2018
Antitrust Enforcement in Healthcare FTC Provider-Merger Enforcement Webinar recording from June 19, 2018 with Crowell & Moring Speakers: Alexis James Gilman Mary Anne Mason Joseph M. Miller Presentation Slides Video replay
Jun 7, 2018
We previously raised concerns about the most recent “The Price Ain’t Right” study by a group of academic economists that attempted to link hospital concentration and price. We went a step further and asked the very experienced team of economists with Charles River Associates to take a…