Gragnolati is currently president and CEO of Atlantic Health System. He took the reins at the Morristown, N.J., system in 2015. Previously, he was a senior vice president at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.
The burden of health inequity brings higher levels of illness, disability and death. To truly advance health in America, we must improve the quality of care for everybody, in every community.
Healthcare providers across the country are becoming more active in curbing violence in their communities. The American Hospital Association Friday hosted a national day of awareness to call attention to ending all forms of violence.
Feeling unheard in the House, the hospital industry's largest lobbying organization is turning to the Senate to stop the American Health Care Act from becoming law.
New survey data from the American Hospital Association underscore the wide variation in hospital expenses from state to state and between different types of facilities.
Providers are asking the CMS to withdraw a rule that would block billions in supplemental funding that helps safety net and Medicaid providers care for their poorest patients..
The nation's hospital lobbying groups are warning that President-elect Donald Trump's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act could lead to massive service cuts, layoffs and hospital closures if an adequate replacement is not developed.
We asked American Hospital Association CEO Rick Pollack what impact the election will have on the basic assumptions that more people would have comprehensive health insurance and that the reimbursement system was moving inexorably toward value-based payment.
The American Hospital Association has reached out to Donald Trump in hopes that he and the upcoming Congress will make a slew of regulatory and legislative changes that lower requirements for electronic health records, soften anti-kickback laws and reduce barriers to mergers.
An AHA task force says adopting bundled payments for individual episodes of treatment could provide financial certainty for struggling hospitals. But they say legal tweaks need to be made and they're confident the new administration will be open to them.
The American Hospital Association recognized an urgent need to provide a path forward for preservation of essential healthcare services—including local primary care, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment as well as emergency services—in vulnerable rural and urban communities.
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson watched the election results on TV at home and, like many Americans, was surprised by the results. Now he and other hospital and health system leaders are preparing to work with a Trump administration and congressional leaders committed to ending the ACA.