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FAH Launches New Podcast – Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn

October 11, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Media

​Chip Kahn, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals brings more than 40 years of experience in the health care field to his new podcast, Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn. The podcast shines a light on what’s happening in community hospitals across the country as he explores the latest in advancements in patient care with our nation’s leading health experts.

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Bill Carpenter Receives FAH’s Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award

October 09, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Quality, Rural

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.

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FAH Comments on Senators Grassley and Durbin Drug Pricing Amendment

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.

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Modern Healthcare Honors FAH’s Chip Kahn, Several Members on Annual “100 Most Influential” List

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.

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