Category Archives: fah-news
October 09, 2018 | Chip Kahn
The Federation of American Hospitals was honored to give its Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award to LifePoint Health’s Bill Carpenter Tuesday morning.
Health care and the very lives of millions of rural Americans have been improved by Bill’s leadership and vision.
August 21, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: FAH News, Legislation, Pharmaceuticals
Rising and excessive drug prices threaten patient access to the drugs they need and can undermine the care physicians see as necessary for patients. The Grassley-Durbin amendment (#3787) would take a great leap forward in providing consumers useful information on drug prices that could help them buy smart. And, the public display of prices could put a spotlight on those high prices and bring them down.
August 20, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: FAH News
FAH and its company leaders are strongly represented on the just released 2018 “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” list from Modern Healthcare. The annual ranking is a collaboration between the magazine’s senior editors and readers. After a nomination process, readers pick their favorites from a preliminary ballot of 300. The final rankings take into account vote totals and input from the senior editors.
July 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
LifePoint Health’s National Quality Program (NQP) was featured in the July 2018 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, a nationally recognized peer-reviewed journal publication.