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Category Archives: quality

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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Looking to the Future of Value Based Payments

April 18, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Health Care Delivery, Quality, Transparency

Measures that matter, return on investment, and meaningful reporting – these are three things our industry needs to focus on as we look to the future of value based payments.

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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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