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Category Archives: quality

FAH Leader Reacts to Delay of Mandatory Bundles

March 20, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Financing, Quality

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement after HHS announced today that it was delaying and seeking comment on the implementation of the mandatory cardiac bundle program as well as the expansion of the current mandatory joint replacement bundle program:

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ICYMI: FAH Leader Addresses Challenges, Advantages of Telehealth in Modern Healthcare Op-Ed

February 22, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery, Quality

In an op-ed published in this week’s Modern Healthcare, FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn talked about telehealth – from the advantages it provides patients to the challenges it faces legislatively.

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FAH Announces New Chair-Elect and Board of Directors

October 25, 2016 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Quality

The Federation of American Hospitals chose a new Board of Directors and a Chairman-elect on Tuesday. The board is made up of leaders from FAH’s twelve member companies. “This is an exciting day for the Federation. The health care field is constantly evolving and having these CEO’s contribute their expertise and deep understanding of our industry will only enhance our organization’s ability to effectively answer the challenges facing us now and into the future,” said Chip Kahn, President and CEO of FAH.

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FAH Leader Named Co-Chair of Influential NQF Committee

September 27, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Quality

The National Quality Forum (NQF) announced Tuesday that Chip Kahn, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, will co-chair its important Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Coordinating Committee

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