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Mar 14, 2017
The word hunger calls to mind thin starving children. But in America today the real picture of undernutrition is different.
Mar 10, 2017
March 12-18 is “Patient Safety Awareness Week,” when the National Patient Safety Foundation encourages hospitals and other health care organizations to host local activities promoting awareness of
Mar 9, 2017
Every day, we see stories about the exorbitant costs of prescription drugs and the serious challenges they pose for individuals and the entire health care system.
Mar 3, 2017
As the nation debates changes to the Affordable Care Act, it’s worth noting what’s been gained with the expansion of health care coverage to more than 20 million Americans.
Mar 2, 2017
For 34 years, the Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE) have honored exceptional volunteer efforts that provide distinguished service to h
Feb 24, 2017
When Congress returns next week, Republican leaders intend on advancing legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act – legislation which would currently include the possible redesign
Feb 24, 2017
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”– Martin Luther King Jr.
Feb 22, 2017
The AHA Committee on Performance Improvement’s new report explores key components of workforce. It is intended to foster a national conversation about why the alignment between workforce planning and development and operations is critically needed now. Changing care delivery models, changing payment models, increasing numbers of people accessing care, an aging population, aging caregivers and more patients presenting with comorbidities – all require us to focus on the workforce of today and tomorrow.