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Apr 30, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, writes that, while high-tech innovations are significant, we must not forget about affordable alternatives that are within easy reach. She shares examples of these types of solutions developed by hospitals and health systems.
Mar 27, 2019 by Priya Bathija
In this AHA Stat Blog post, Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, shares how hospitals and health systems have made substantial efforts to improve quality outcomes, resulting in meaningful progress in providing high-value, affordable and person-centered care.
Mar 8, 2016
The rapidly rising costs of prescription drugs is causing significant financial challenges for patients and their care providers.
Feb 29, 2016
A recent study that claims cancer care is more expensive because hospitals are employing
Feb 4, 2016
Today’s New York Times provides arguments from drug companies justifying the excessive jump
Jan 8, 2016
A report released last month used commercial claims data from United Healthcare (United), Aetna and Humana to reach a number conclusions about hospital prices and concentration.
Dec 15, 2015
A new study out today conflicts head on with an April 2015