Opinion / Editorial

Congress is considering several pieces of legislation that would impose billions of dollars in additional Medicare payment cuts for services provided by hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs).
The AHA will work with leaders on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue and both sides of the political aisle to enact legislation and policies in four areas: Ensure Access to Care and Provide Financial Relief; Strengthen the Health Care Workforce; Advance Quality, Equity and Transformation; Enact…
America’s hospitals and health systems are facing a crisis: a tsunami of financial challenges that are exerting tremendous pressure on their ability to deliver care.
This article looks at DEI and how it is valued or unvalued in organizations. It is more common for employees who are attempting to do DEI work to be penalized or disregarded. The article offers a the "MERIT" framework to guide leaders in making their employees feel valued to do the work for DEI.
The affordability of health care services is one of the biggest concerns facing families, as well as employers and government. However, it is a challenge that hospitals and health systems are tackling head on. Hospitals are making care more affordable in four key ways.