Jul 19, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sutter Health has used the full breadth of our integrated system to help meet the needs of clinicians, staff and patients across Northern California. From investing in testing solutions at COVID-19’s onset, adapting swiftly to treat patients during the largest…
May 24, 2021
Is my hospital rural? Rural hospitals are those not located within a metropolitan area designated by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and the Census Bureau. Community hospitals are nonfederal, acute care hospitals open to the general public. For alternate rural definitions, see https://www.…
May 17, 2021
Integrated health systems have the critical scale, resources and expertise needed to decrease costs and enhance quality for patients and communities.
Apr 22, 2021
The Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, known as SVR, poses a significant risk to U.S. and allied government networks.
Jan 15, 2021
A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of health systems in the U.S. AHA has defined two types of health care systems, and both involve an ownership, lease, sponsorship or contract-management relationship with a central organization.
Dec 22, 2020
Hospitals are committed to providing patients meaningful information about their out-of-pocket costs. CMS’ hospital price transparency rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The AHA continues to oppose the requirement to publicly list privately negotiated rates or amounts that a hospital has…
Dec 17, 2020
As consumers take on greater responsibility for the cost of their care, hospitals have a responsibility to communicate with consumers upfront, sharing meaningful information and demonstrating caring and trust.