Vantage Point

California, Here We Come

This year’s Health Forum-AHA Leadership Summit returns to San Francisco July 23-25. There’s still time for you and your team to sign up, but hurry – early bird registration ends June 1.
Rich Umbdenstock Advertorial

A Message from America's Hospitals

Read the advertorial by AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock in today’s Wall Street Journal.
Jyotirmaya Nanda, M.D.

AHA testifies on hospital observation stays

Jyotirmaya Nanda, M.D., of SSM Health Care in St. Louis, said CMS payment rules and overzealous auditors put hospitals and doctors in a “difficult position of placing patients in observation status.”
Umbdenstock Testimony

Keep the ban on physician self-referral

AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock (at right) today urged Congress to maintain the ban on physician self-referral to new hospitals in which the doctor has an ownership interest.

AHA News May 29