Sep 2, 2021
It is imperative that Congress invest in America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future. The AHA supports investments in infrastructure, such as the health care workforce, behavioral health, the accessibility and…
Sep 2, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) would like to share hospital and health system priorities that would benefit patients and communities around the country that we would like to see included in the upcoming budget reconciliation legislation.
Aug 31, 2021
Amazon has a huge desire to disrupt health care, and one of its most powerful weapons in this effort is an unassuming device that has gained unrivaled access to consumers. The Echo smart speaker platform and Alexa artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant now reside in more than 50 million…
Aug 24, 2021
Carbon Health, a San Francisco-based startup founded in 2015, has a simple but audacious goal: to become the largest provider of primary care services in the U.S. Whether it ever approaches that goal, there’s no question that the omnichannel provider is attracting investors’ attention with its…
Aug 18, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $19 million in grants through five programs to expand access to telehealth services in rural and underserved communities.
Aug 17, 2021
The recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Conference gave tech firms, pharmacy retailers and provider organizations a chance to share insights about digital advances and how they may impact future health care delivery. Here’s what caught our attention during…
Aug 10, 2021
While global telehealth investments reached a record $5 billion in Q2 — a whopping 169% increase from Q2 2020 — there were some important shifts in where the money is going.
Aug 10, 2021
With virtual care services rapidly expanding and investments in telehealth companies soaring, Avera is selling its clinician-to-clinician telehealth business Avera eCare for an undisclosed sum to Aquiline Capital Partners, a private-equity firm.
Aug 6, 2021
Given the recent upsurge in COVID-19 cases around the country, we can’t say how much longer the official public health emergency will last. But we do know that many regulatory waivers put into place by the Centers for Medicare…
Aug 4, 2021
Learn how AHA members are using digital solutions to improve perinatal care and outcomes for moms and their families in this series of seven-minute interviews with experts from AVIA, Providence St. Joseph Health, Boston Medical Center, Froedtert…