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Keith Pitts Receives Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award

Keith Pitts honored for more than four decades of dedicated service to the hospital industry working to improve the health and well-being of patients.

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Corris Boyd Leadership Award

Marsha Powers, a CEO who leads hospitals along the East Coast, unites employees to enhance patient care and quality.

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FAH Announces New Chair-Elect and Board of Directors

The Federation of American Hospitals announced the election of a new Board of Directors and Chairman-elect, Milton Johnson, chairman and CEO of HCA.

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New Study: Inpatient Drug Prices Skyrocketing

Groundbreaking FAH, AHA report highlights effects that prescription costs have on patients and hospitals.

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HOSPITAL POLICY BLOG

Standing up for Rural Hospitals

May 19, 2017 | Chip Kahn Category: FAH News, Quality, Rural

Temperatures are heating up, classes are winding down and the Memorial Day Weekend is almost here – all sure signs that summer is almost here. The auto club AAA estimates that over the next few days nearly 40 million people will get away to the beach, the lake or the mountains looking to cool off and relax!

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Medicare Hearing: An Important First Step in Protecting Patient Care

May 18, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: Medicare, Rural, Sequester

FAH appreciates the leadership of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, specifically Chairman Tiberi and Ranking Member Levin, for holding a hearing about the importance of the Medicare program – present and future. Now more than ever, hospitals need policymakers to stand up for our patients and ensure hospitals will be there for our communities. Our mission is to care for anyone that walks through the door, day or night, but these uncertain times are forcing difficult decisions on scaling back staff and services – ultimately hurting the people and places we serve.

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