Annual AHA Membership Meeting

May 7, 2018
Watch the video Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-ME) accepted the AHA Honorary Life Membership Award for her contributions to hospitals and health care in America. Collins, who chairs the Senate Special Committee on Aging and is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, has…
Jan 4, 2018
Dear Colleague: America’s hospitals and health systems are transforming to meet the changing needs of our patients and our communities. As we innovate, we continue to protect resources dedicated to quality care and fight to preserve the coverage gains vital to keeping our communities healthy. At…
May 11, 2018
This week we hosted yet another first rate AHA Annual Membership Meeting as more than 1,200 hospital and health system leaders from around the country converged on Washington, D.C.   There, they heard from leaders in health policy such as Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who…
May 8, 2018
Watch the video Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), chairman of the Health Subcommittee on Ways and Means, today stressed the need for Congress to reduce certain regulations on providers that “have no relationship to patient health.”    The AHA has laid out actions that Congress could take to…
May 8, 2018
Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT, today received the 2017 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service for its exceptional efforts to build programs that promote community engagement, job growth and access to quality health care, and will receive $100,000 toward programs that…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joseph Crowley (D-NY) said we “need to act now” to address the expected shortage of physicians and “that starts with keeping our teaching hospitals strong so you can train the next generation of physicians.”  Crowley and Ryan Costello (R-PA)…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today discussed a number of efforts underway at the agency, including many to reduce regulatory burdens on providers.    “We recognize that some regulations are necessary to ensure patient safety,…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video The timing of the AHA Annual Membership Meeting presents a “real opportunity to talk with your members of Congress about what you are doing back home,” specifically how hospitals are improving value and affordability, coping with escalating drug prices and working at the front…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video AHA Chair Nancy Howell Agee yesterday said that the health care field needs “to transform” and “find ways to deliver care that provides value and is affordable.” In her investiture address at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting, Agee spoke about the AHA’s Value Initiative and…
May 7, 2018
Watch the video AHA today presented its Distinguished Service Award to C. Duane Dauner, special advisor and former president and CEO of the California Hospital Association. The award, the AHA’s highest honor, recognizes significant lifetime contributions and service to health care institutions and…