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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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LifePoint Health’s National Quality Program Featured in Peer Reviewed Journal

July 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Quality, Research

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.

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FAH Welcomes Patrick Velliky, New Vice President of Legislation

June 29, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News

The Federation of American Hospitals is pleased to welcome Patrick Velliky to our team. Patrick will join FAH as Vice President, Legislation on July 2nd.

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