International Hospital Federation accepting nominations for 2017 awards

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The International Hospital Federation is accepting nominations through June 2 for its 2017 International Awards, which recognize excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in global health care leadership and management. The awards will be presented during IHF’s World Hospital Congress, Nov. 7-9... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: awards, leadership

Ensuring Quality Care for All Patients

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By Gene Woods

April is National Minority Health Month, dedicated to raising awareness about health disparities that continue to affect minority populations–and to accelerating health care equity. Nearly 1,500 hospitals and health systems are participating in the AHA’s #123forEquity Pledge to Eliminate... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: population health, equity, leadership

National policy debate can foster greater field unity, says Dave Molmen

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The AHA Class of 2019 profiles the women and men who joined the AHA board this year.

 AHA board member Dave Molmen is optimistic about the future of America’s health care. He believes the national debate over health care policy can spur greater field unity around the principles of access and coverage,... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: advocacy, leadership

Trump nominates HHS assistant secretary for planning and evaluation

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President Trump Friday nominated as assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services Stephen Parente, Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Parente also serves as a health advisor to... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Medicare, Medicaid, leadership

AHA launches new governance resource for hospitals and health systems

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Trustee Insights, the AHA’s new quarterly update for hospital leaders and boards, offers briefs on some of the hottest topics in health care and webinar and video content that can be used for boardroom education and discussion. To subscribe, visit http://trustees.aha.org, the AHA’s one-stop resource for... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: governance, leadership

Join the AHA, IFD in celebrating National Minority Health Month

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How much progress is your hospital making toward ensuring equitable care for all persons in every community served? April is a good time to ask because it’s National Minority Health Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect minority populations.

Increasing... read more

Topics: Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tags: socioeconomic status, population health, equity, access, leadership

AONE to honor members, others for outstanding leadership

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The American Organization of Nurse Executives will present members and others with 2017 awards for outstanding leadership during its annual meeting this week in Baltimore. The honorees are: Martha Dawson, assistant professor and specialty coordinator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: leadership, nurses

Your Annual Membership Meeting

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The AHA’s advocacy agenda and leadership resources are designed to help you manage the many issues that are important to you now, and will be increasingly important down the road.

Our advocacy agenda is rooted in the challenges you face every day in providing quality care to your patients. It takes... read more

Tags: advocacy, leadership, members

Collaboration transforming America's health care, says Hood

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The Class of 2019 profiles the women and men who joined the AHA board this year.

 AHA board member Michelle Hood puts a priority on collaboration and on transforming the delivery system toward a fee-for-value model that uses coordinated care and integrated delivery mechanisms to build a... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: accountable care organizations, rural, ACO, leadership, members, care coordination

Hospital Association of Rhode Island announces new president

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The Hospital Association of Rhode Island yesterday named as its new president M. Teresa Paiva Weed, who has served as a state senator for more than two decades, most recently as Senate president. Paiva Weed joins HARI following the departure of Michael Souza who has served as president since 2014. “We... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Electronic Health Records, advocacy, Medicaid, leadership, Mental health, Behavioral health

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