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Feb 26, 2021
Israeli patients aged 70 and older were much less likely to require mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 after most people in their age group had received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, according to a study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Feb 26, 2021
AHA released a one-stop web hub for hospitals and health systems to find communication resources related to COVID-19 vaccines.
Feb 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration will allow undiluted frozen vials of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to be transported and stored at conventional pharmaceutical freezer temperatures (-13°F to 5°F) for up to two weeks as an alternative to its preferred storage at -112 F to -76ºF, the agency announced.
Feb 26, 2021 by Rick Pollack
For the last few weeks, we’ve used this space to highlight the need for the next COVID-19 relief package to provide hospitals and health systems with additional resources and support so they can continue to care for patients and protect communities.
Feb 25, 2021
Judy Rich, R.N., former AHA Board member and Tucson Medical Center CEO, leads a discussion on how to build formal board development plans that help trustees better understand and more effectively guide health care leaders on current strategic issues.
Feb 25, 2021
Health care disruptors forged ahead in 2020 despite the pandemic, but hospitals and health systems can embrace the opportunities for collaboration and partnership, writes Mital Patel, senior director of market intelligence at the AHA Center for Health Innovation.
Feb 25, 2021
In this AHA Physician Alliance podcast, Janine Adjo, M.D., chair and director of the pediatric residency program at SBH Health System Bronx, shares how she applied during COVID-19 skills learned from the Women’s Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project.
Feb 25, 2021
President Biden continued the national emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic beyond March 1.
Feb 25, 2021
The AHA and eight other hospital organizations urged Senate leaders to include additional COVID-19 relief funding for health care providers in the current reconciliation package.
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.