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Nov 14, 2022
In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 17, this first in a two-part series on rural behavioral health examines how a health system in rural Colorado collaborated with mental health providers, first responders and others in its community to address a spike in suicides.
Nov 14, 2022
The AHA today released a new report showing how the unlawful actions of drug companies to limit 340B pricing with community and specialty pharmacies are having an adverse impact on access to care for patients and communities across the country. The report is based on a survey of more than 300 hospitals and health systems participating in the 340B program conducted earlier this year by the AHA.
Nov 14, 2022
The AHA and seven other national hospital organizations today urged congressional leaders to waive the Statutory PAYGO sequester before yearend to prevent nearly $10 billion in estimated cuts next year to hospital providers in fee-for-service Medicare.
Nov 14, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Thursday is National Rural Health Day. It’s an opportunity to focus on the vital work that rural hospitals and health systems are doing each and every day to preserve access to high-quality, affordable care.
Nov 11, 2022
Former AHA Chair and Distinguished Service Award recipient William Petasnick died Nov. 8.
Nov 11, 2022
In an op-ed published in STAT, Mary Beth Kingston, chief nursing officer at Advocate Aurora Health and a member of the AHA board of trustees, and Christopher S. Kang, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians, urge Congress to enact the bipartisan Safety From Violence for Healthcare Employees Act (H.R.7961).
Nov 11, 2022
The CDC reported continued increases in certain health care-associated infections in 2021 and improvements in others, based on the summary measure used by the National Healthcare Safety Network to track these infections.
Nov 11, 2022
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration yesterday released National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care, which offer guidance and strategies to help communities address gaps in behavioral health crisis services for children and youth.
Nov 11, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The news is filled daily with accounts of conflict around the globe … notably Russia’s war against Ukraine, but other potential clashes bubble near the surface, such as military action by China aga
Nov 10, 2022
Health care organizations receive free guidance on providing age-friendly care, part of the seven-month Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community led by the American Hospital Association