The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is conducting through Sept. 30 a second review and corrections period for the fiscal year 2017 Hospital Acquired Condition Reduction Program due to an error in calculating Clostridium difficile infection performance during the first two quarters of 2014. CMS also has updated the baseline period performance standard for the FY 2018 value-based purchasing program, and intends to update the archived databases of Hospital Compare to reflect corrected performance data. For more information, see CMS’s QualityNet website.
Hospitals and health systems may apply through Feb. 19 for the 2019 AHA Equity of Care Award, which recognizes organizations participating in the AHA's #…
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At last month’s AHA Executive Forum, Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., senior vice president of community health and equity and chief wellness and diversity officer…
The AHA today submitted to the Food and Drug Administration legislative, regulatory and best practice recommendations to address new and chronic prescription…
A coalition of 40 health care and public health organizations, including the AHA, today urged the Senate to quickly pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards…
The House of Representatives last night passed legislation (H.R. 269) that includes the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response will host a Jan. 29 webinar on its new toolkit.