Strong rural hospitals require both smart affiliation strategies and federal policies, says LifePoint Health's Bill Carpenter

AHA News

Smart affiliation strategies and smart federal policies will be critical to the survival of many non-urban hospitals, says AHA board member William “Bill” Carpenter III, chairman and CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health – a health care organization that has one of the largest rural footprints in... read more

Topics: Advocacy and Public Policy, Community Health
Tags: consolidation, mergers, rural, Redefining the H, advocacy, governance, leadership, members, care coordination

America's hospitals: Advancing health in America

AHA News Now

An AHA ad appearing this week in Capitol Hill publications highlights the many ways hospitals are working and reaching beyond their four walls to advance health in America. This is National Hospital Week, celebrating hospitals and the women and men who support the health of their communities through... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: Community health, advocacy, workforce

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