AHA Advocacy Alliances

Aug 2, 2018
James Carlin Jr. from Hackensack (NJ) University Medical Center will receive the 2018 Heart of Healthcare Award from the AHA’s Association for the Healthcare Environment at the EXCHANGE 2018 conference Sept. 23-26 in Columbus, OH. The award recognizes outstanding frontline environmental services…
Jul 10, 2018
Today’s health care human resource professionals are intimately familiar with the disruptive workforce challenges faced by the nation’s hospitals and health systems. Workforce shortages are a substantial concern made more prevalent by provider burnout. The amount of time physicians and nurses spend…
Jun 19, 2018
A bipartisan group of governors yesterday urged the administration to reverse its decision to no longer defend in federal court the Affordable Care Act’s protections for patients with pre-existing conditions. “The administration’s disappointing decision to no longer defend this provision of federal…
Jun 18, 2018
Please join me and other AHA leaders at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity National Leadership and Education Conference, June 28-29 in Chicago. This year’s theme is “Strengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.”   The two-day lineup…
Jun 4, 2018
This is Community Health Improvement Week.  The AHA’s Association for Community Health Improvement leads this national event to raise awareness, demonstrate the impact and celebrate the individuals and organizations that work to advance health and well-being in their communities.  …
May 4, 2018
Oral arguments today in a federal appeals court case brought by the AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges, America’s Essential Hospitals and three hospital organizations to challenge a nearly 30% reduction to Medicare payments for 340B drugs focused on procedure issues. However, as…
Mar 6, 2018
The AHA and seven other national organizations today urged Congress to “oppose any unwarranted legislative attempts that would undermine the successful efforts by the medical community and professional training organizations to create a unified accreditation system for graduate medical education.”…
Feb 20, 2018
The Maryland Hospital Association yesterday named as its new president and CEO Bob Atlas, currently president of EBG Advisors, the consulting affiliate of the health law firm of Epstein Becker Green. Atlas previously served as an advisor on Medicaid reform to North Carolina’s Secretary of…