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Feb 25, 2021 by Mital Patel
Hospitals and health systems should embrace opportunities to work with other stakeholders in the health care ecosystem, such as tech data companies, on new combinations of services. Leaders should see this as an opportunity to work together with health care disruptors, if they are not doing so already, by sharing their tacit knowledge and expertise in health care.
Feb 24, 2021
The Department of Justice asked the U.S. Supreme Court to remand the appealed Arkansas and New Hampshire cases to the Department of Health and Human Services to determine the appropriate path forward for the demonstration projects.
Feb 24, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity released two videos on COVID-19 vaccines and the importance of communities of color who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 getting vaccinated to protect themselves and loved ones from the virus.
Feb 24, 2021
The AHA has received $6 million in grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote clinician and public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, and help train current and future health care personnel to prevent and control infectious disease.
Feb 24, 2021
President Biden will sign an executive order to create more resilient and secure supply chains for critical and essential goods, the White House announced, calling last year’s shortages of personal protective equipment for front-line health care workers “unacceptable.”
Feb 24, 2021
Data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration confirms that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is safe and effective.
Feb 24, 2021
Judy Rich, president and CEO of Tucson Medical Center in Arizona, said on a call with media that on top of nursing costs, which in some instances have jumped from $48 per hour to $150 per hour, her hospital is even funding a kindergarten-through-sixth grade school so staff can come to work.
Feb 23, 2021
The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care, of which the AHA is a founding member, has launched a new TV ad urging Congress to provide critical resources to help hospitals and health systems as they continue the battle against COVID-19.
Feb 23, 2021
The Center for Internet Security began offering its Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting ransomware protection service free to private hospitals.
Feb 23, 2021
State and regional hospital associations filed friend-of-the-court briefs supporting AHA’s request for the U.S. Supreme Court to review two circuit court decisions last July that threaten continued access to care for hospital outpatients in need.