Opioid-related hospital stays increased 75% for women and 55% for men between 2005 and 2014, while opioid-related emergency department visits doubled for both sexes, according to a report released today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Opioid-related hospitalizations were virtually the same for men and women in 2014 at 224 and 225 per 100,000, respectively. Men continued to have a higher rate of opioid-related ED visits than women at 203 vs. 153 per 100,000. Opioid-related stays and visits increased for all age groups over the 10-year period and were highest among patients aged 25-44 and 45-64.
Parkview Hospital is one of the oldest – and only remaining – nonprofit hospitals in northeast Indiana. Parkview has a long history of community engagement…
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AHA Model Comment Letter on DHS Proposed Rule on Impact of Public Benefit Receipt on Immigration Status
The Department of Homeland Security’s recent proposed rule could limit legal immigrants’ future immigration status based on their receipt of public
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association
Newsletter from December 2018 highlighting AHA resources, advocacy updates, and more regarding behavioral health.
Special Bulletin on CMS’s Nov. 26 proposed rule aimed at lowering drug prices for beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Part D programs.