Clinical Integration

Feb 7, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday updated health care providers about a type of lymphoma associated with breast implants and recommendations to inform patients about the risk and report, evaluate and treat the condition. Providers, patients and manufacturers have reported 457 cases of…
Jan 8, 2019
Humana has selected the first four participating organizations in its hospital-improvement program, which focuses on general acute-care hospitals and ways to better integrate care for Humana members. The participating organizations include: Cleveland Clinic Florida; Jackson Health System in Florida…
Dec 14, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission’s approach to reviewing hospital mergers “is overbroad, does not properly credit the many pro-consumer benefits of hospital transactions, and ignores key realities of the marketplace,” according to an analysis submitted to the agency for a series of FTC hearings on…
Sep 25, 2018
AHA's comment on the Office of Inspector General’s Request for Information on ways to modify or add regulatory safe harbors and exceptions for the Anti-Kickback Statute and beneficiary inducement Civil Monetary Penalty. 
Aug 3, 2018
RE: CMS-1720-NC, Request for Information Regarding the Physician Self-referral Law dl iconDownload the letter (PDF)  
Aug 2, 2018
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 integration of rural hospitals and health clinics – is a way for vulnerable rural areas to…
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.
Jul 19, 2018
Plus: Specialists on call at the Mayo Clinic and health insurers are building patient profiles based on socioeconomic data.
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
Older adults have complex and unique health needs, which can make their medical care more challenging.