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Apr 14, 2021
In this case study, AHA’s Future of Rural Health Care Task Force explores how rural hospitals can establish themselves as conveners in their communities, working alongside other stakeholders to improve health outcomes.
Apr 14, 2021
As hospital and health system clinicians and staff continue to take on the COVID-19 pandemic, they are experiencing stress and anxiety at a new level. To mark Stress Awareness Month, the AHA reminds those in the health care workforce of the many resources available during this tumultuous time.
Apr 14, 2021
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department are more likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office, according to a study released by the AHA.
Apr 14, 2021
Jim Prister, president and CEO of RML Specialty Hospital in Chicago, AHA Board of Member and chair of the AHA’s post-acute care steering committee, and John Votto, D.O., a pulmonologist and former CEO of the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Conn., discuss the experiences of individuals who no longer have the active COVID-19 virus, but still have complex symptoms caused by it
Apr 14, 2021
The House of Representatives voted 384-38 to pass a bill that, among other health care provisions, would eliminate the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments, known as sequestration, until the end of 2021.
Apr 14, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices holds an emergency meeting on the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine to review reports that six women aged 18-48 experienced a rare but serious condition involving blood clots and low platelets after receiving the vaccine. 
Apr 13, 2021
A recent article in American Economic Review provides an “outdated and recycled take” on the effect of hospital consolidation on wages, writes AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton.
Apr 13, 2021
The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing launched a grassroots and digital advertising campaign urging policymakers to lower prescription drug prices.
Apr 13, 2021
Fourteen organizations, including the AHA, urged the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model through 2022, and create a permanent full-risk ACO option based on it for the future.
Apr 13, 2021
Hackensack Meridian Health’s clinical experts have learned a wide variety of important lessons and strategies for managing COVID-19’s toll on mental health, write three of the health system’s leaders.