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Nov 11, 2019
Potentially preventable deaths from cancer, heart disease, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke were more common in rural than urban counties between 2010 and 2017.
Nov 11, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson, a renowned health care leader and champion for high-quality, affordable health care, died in his sleep Nov. 10. He was 60. 
Nov 11, 2019
Spencer Johnson, who led the Michigan Health & Hospital Association for more than 30 years and was a champion for hospitals and patients, died Nov. 7. He was 76. 
Nov 8, 2019
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission yesterday discussed how health care provider consolidation affects prices, costs and Medicare payments, among other areas.
Nov 8, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration should study potential alternatives to ethylene oxide for sterilizing medical devices, but a solution could be at least a decade away, experts told an FDA advisory panel at a meeting this week on the issue.
Nov 8, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today identified vitamin E acetate as a “potential chemical of concern” in biologic samples from patients with vaping-associated lung injuries.
Nov 8, 2019
AHA Chair-elect Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, gave a keynote today at the 43rd World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation in Oman.
Nov 8, 2019
Crain’s Chicago Business this week named Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, to its list of Notable Women in Health Care.
Nov 8, 2019 by Rick Pollack
From all of us here at the AHA, thank you to every veteran who has defended our country … and our freedom.
Nov 7, 2019
The AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges and several member hospitals intend to immediately request that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia enforce its September ruling vacating a CMS rule reducing payments for hospital outpatient services provided in off-campus provider-based departments.