AHA Leadership Summit

Jul 27, 2018
At the AHA Leadership Summit, hospital, health system and health care leaders are sharing strategies for enhancing affordable care and promoting value. See video and additional coverage from the Summit below.     At today's opening keynote session, AHA Executive Vice President and…
Jul 27, 2018
Navicent Health of Macon, GA, today received the 2018 AHA Equity of Care Award. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and advance diversity and inclusion to support the goals of the National Call to Action to Eliminate Health Care…
Jul 27, 2018
Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care today received 2018 Circle of Life Awards. They are: Hospice of the Valley, Arizona Palliative Home Care Program, Phoenix; Penn Wissahickon Hospice and Caring Way, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia; and Palliative Care, Western…
Jul 27, 2018
The AHA today announced that Parkview Health of Fort Wayne, IN; University of Pennsylvania Health System of Philadelphia; and West Tennessee Healthcare of Jackson, TN are the winners of AHA’s inaugural Innovation Challenge. “The AHA Innovation Challenge was a unique opportunity for teams from AHA…
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA Board of Trustees has selected as it chair-elect designate Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO. She will become AHA chair in 2020. A board-certified neurologist and neuropathologist, Estes has served as president and CEO of Saint Luke…
Jul 26, 2018
More than 1,200 hospital, health system and health care leaders today gathered in San Diego for the 26th Annual AHA Leadership Summit. This year's conference theme is "Advancing Affordable Care and Promoting Value." During today’s opening session, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack discussed the…
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented two federal health care leaders with awards for outstanding service to the health care field. Capt. James Hancock, M.D., commanding officer of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, received the Award for Excellence, while Lt. Col. Johnathan Compton, M.D.,…
Jul 26, 2018
The AHA today presented its 2018 Board of Trustees Award to author and futurist Ian Morrison at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have made substantial and noteworthy contributions to the work of the AHA. Morrison has served as the Summit's…
Jul 26, 2018
Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider and private-sector employer, today received the 2018 AHA Quest for Quality Prize for its exemplary achievements in improving and preserving access to care, addressing the social determinants of health and encouraging innovation. Anne…
Jul 26, 2018
The Missouri Hospital Association today received the 2018 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality. The Ohio Hospital Association was recognized for honorable mention. "America's hospitals and health systems are deeply…