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Oct 16, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., shares examples of how Avera Health in South Dakota, WellSpan York Hospital in Pennsylvania, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System are implementing efforts to advance clinician well-being and reduce burnout. Read more. 
Oct 15, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Gov. Northam understands that any meaningful discussion of overcoming the opioid problem must go beyond listing programs or citing statistics.
Oct 12, 2018 by Rick Pollack
Flu season is just getting started. The responsibility to keep our patients healthy lies in the hands of every member of our hospital and health system family.
Oct 9, 2018
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, M.D., director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative, shares how clinicians are key to stopping the cycle of human trafficking, and how new ICD-10 codes that went into effect Oct. 1 can help.
Oct 8, 2018 by Nancy Agee
“If we can’t do something for our own neighbors, what can we do across town or in another city?”
Oct 5, 2018 by Rick Pollack
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently made several proposals that could reduce access to care in the community, particularly for vulnerable patients. We’ve urged CMS to withdraw these proposals for several reasons.
Oct 4, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Join me in taking the CDC AMR Challenge to tackle the pressing issue of antimicrobial resistance in order to ensure a holistic, multidisciplinary approach in combatting AMR at the regional and national levels.
Oct 1, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Today, new ICD-10-CM codes take effect so clinicians can better classify a diagnosis for patients who are victims of human trafficking.
Sep 28, 2018 by Rick Pollack
The opioid epidemic’s grip on our communities continues to be a major challenge. At the same time, we also see progress in addressing the problem. 
Sep 21, 2018 by Rick Pollack
Having options is good. Having options when it comes to health care is essential. Patients need the flexibility to get the treatment they need in the setting that’s most appropriate and convenient for them. But a recent proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services could jeopardize patients’ access to convenient care.