Clinical Integration

Jun 21, 2018
Case Studies in Innovative Patient Engagement Focusing on Condition Management & Community Scheduling Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   Two of the biggest challenges in patient engagement are ineffective condition…
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…
May 10, 2018
The House last night voted 230 to 185 to approve the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act (H.R. 5645), AHA-supported legislation that would standardize the merger review process for the two federal antitrust agencies. “The SMARTER Act helps hospitals and health systems…
May 10, 2018
The American Hospital Association supports H.R. 5645, the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018, also known as the SMARTER Act. The SMARTER Act removes a regulatory roadblock to hospital realignment. Hospital integration and realignment is essential if the field…
May 4, 2018
As our member hospitals and health systems continue to look for new ways to address the challenges of affordability and to promote value in the public policy debate, some members have developed several innovative approaches to providing rehabilitation services.  HealthSouth Rehabilitation…
Mar 6, 2018
As changing clinical roles and technical innovations require care coordination to be approached as a team sport, it’s important to encourage provider accountability, consider the social determinants of health and foster technical innovation, said health care leaders at the inaugural AHA Executive…
Mar 1, 2018
Health care services are delivered across a spectrum of providers and settings of care, including physician offices, pharmacies, labs, imaging facilities, hospitals and health centers. Providers’ ability to electronically exchange patient information and share information with patients is critical…