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Category Archives: general

Passing the Gavel: Wayne Smith Succeeds Milton Johnson as FAH Chair

January 04, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, General

This week, Wayne Smith, Chairman and CEO of Community Health Systems (CHS), assumed the position Chairman of the Board of the Federation of American Hospitals.

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Federation Members Honored as Heroes by Modern Healthcare

December 21, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General

Modern Healthcare’s most recent edition recognized health care workers who answered the call to serve during unprecedented disasters and tragedies in 2017 – including those who work at several FAH affiliated hospitals.

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Serving our Country, Caring for our Community

November 09, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General

This weekend, we honor veterans for their dedicated service to our country. The FAH appreciates the great sacrifices made by our retired service members and their families to protect America at home and abroad.

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FAH to CMS: Hospital Star Ratings New Methodology Needs Improvement

September 28, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Quality

The Federation of American Hospitals this week commented on the CMS proposed methodology changes for the Medicare Hospital Star Rating program.

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