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Jan 23, 2023
In recognition of Maternal Health Awareness Day, Aisha Syeda, senior program manager for AHA’s work on maternal health, highlights strategies health care organizations are spearheading to tackle the two leading causes of maternal deaths.
Jan 23, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week released a report recommending changes to streamline its Public Assistance Program based on feedback from stakeholders interviewed by an independent advisory committee.
Jan 23, 2023
To help hospitals and health systems meet demand during the current surge in respiratory illnesses for fever-reducing products to treat pediatric patients and adults unable to swallow solid oral dosage forms, the Food and Drug Administration Friday released guidance for outsourcing facilities compounding certain ibuprofen oral suspension products.
Jan 23, 2023 by John Haupert, Chair, American Hospital Association
For the past 125 years, the AHA has been a tireless advocate for the health care field, patients, and communities.
Jan 20, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Wastewater Surveillance System has helped the nation monitor new COVID-19 variants and their spread during the public health emergency and will remain a critical data source for responding to the virus, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Jan 20, 2023
The Joint Commission recently appointed Susan Fox, president and CEO of White Plains Hospital in New York, to its Board of Commissioners effective Jan. 1.
Jan 20, 2023
The share of U.S. overdose deaths involving buprenorphine did not increase after federal agencies allowed clinicians to prescribe the opioid use disorder treatment remotely, among other flexibilities during the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to a federal study reported in JAMA Network Open. 
Jan 20, 2023
The latest quarterly bulletin from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthcare Cybersecurity Coordination Center reviews cyber threats to the health care sector in fourth-quarter 2022.
Jan 20, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
“Hospitals and health systems come in all shapes and sizes, but at the end of the day, you’re providing care to people.
Jan 19, 2023
Only 16% of pregnant people who reported drinking alcohol in 2017 or 2019 were advised by a health care provider to stop or reduce their alcohol use, although 80% were asked about alcohol use during their most recent health care visit, suggesting missed opportunities to reduce alcohol use during pregnancy, according to a survey released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.