Search Tag: American Hospital Association

Executive Health Management

4 Reasons for Nurses to Join Hospital Boards

2016 11 Jul

Hospital boards would gain a valuable perspective on the experience of patients, staff and help accomplish the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim.The Triple Aim aims to improve patient experience, health populations and cut the per capita cost of healthcare.The suggestion was made by Joanne Disch, R.N., who directs the University of Minnesota’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

24th Annual Health Forum & AHA Leadership Summit

2016 01 Jun

The 2016 Leadership Summit will feature industry experts and senior executives presenting transformational strategies and innovative approaches for achieving financial sustainability while delivering greater value through operational excellence, creative partnerships, and redefined delivery models and payment mechanisms. The Summit will explore opportunities... Read more

IT Management

eHealth and Paper Used for EHR Exchange

2015 25 Aug

Electronic exchange of health information amongst healthcare providers has important implications for patient safety and care coordination. However, only 9 percent of hospitals use only electronic means of exchanging patient summary of care records with outside sources, according to a report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT... Read more

Executive Health Management

Rick Pollack Named President and CEO of the American Hospital Association

2015 05 May

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Rick Pollack as the next president and CEO, to succeed Richard J. Umbdenstock, who retires at the end of 2015.Pollack has served since 1991 as AHA’s executive vice president for advocacy and public policy responsible for the development, implementation and management... Read more

Health Management

2014 18 Nov

Richard J. Umbdenstock has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Hospital Association (AHA) since 1 January, 2007. AHA members include more than 5,000 hospitals and healthcare organisations, as well as 43,000 individuals. Umdenstock’s involvement with the AHA dates back several years. Prior to his appointment as President and... Read more

Executive Health Management

American Hospital Association Launches Interactive Marketplace

2014 22 Jul

With the launch of AHA SmartMarket™ intelligent information sharing and purchasing has taken a leap forward, according to the American Hospital Association. Designed to connect health professionals with each other and vendors, AHA SmartMarket™ is an interactive marketplace where health professionals can search on  services and products, review and rate... Read more

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