American Society of Hematology

ASH, the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders, regularly issues press releases highlighting clinical and research advances announced at the ASH annual meeting and published in Blood, as well as releases and statements on breaking policy news affecting the field of hematology.

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Latest Press Releases

  • ASH Contributes to American College of Physicians’ High Value Care Coordination Toolkit Apr 11, 2014

    The American Society of Hematology (ASH) took a meaningful step toward helping facilitate more effective and patient-centered communication between primary care doctors and hematologists through a contribution to a new American College of Physicians (ACP) resource. ASH, the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, contributed several products to ACP’s High Value Care Coordination Toolkit released today and developed collaboratively through ACP’s Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS) and patient advocacy groups.


  • Statement from ASH President Linda J. Burns, MD, on Release of Medicare Physician Payment Data Apr 09, 2014

    Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a large and complex set of data about the number and type of health-care services that individual physicians and certain other health-care professionals delivered in 2012, and the amount Medicare paid them for those services. The data, which cover $77 billion of Medicare Part B Fee-for-Service program payments to 880,000 providers, are intended to allow the public to identify outliers and patterns in payment.

  • Study Further Illuminates Heart-Healthy Benefits of Mediterranean Diet Mar 31, 2014

    New research published in Blood further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation.

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