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Jul 26, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has been working for more than 25 years to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion by supporting hospitals, health systems, patients and communities. While the health care field has made some progress, we still have a long way to go. 
Jul 23, 2021
The Missouri Supreme Court unanimously overturned a lower court ruling that a voter-approved constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program was unconstitutional.
Jul 23, 2021
The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center July 28 at 9:30 a.m. ET will host a virtual pilot of its new training program designed to equip providers with information and resources to better serve survivors of human trafficking with substance use and/or co-occurring disorders.
Jul 23, 2021
The AHA’s American Organization of Nursing Leadership affiliate, the American Nurses Association, and Johnson & Johnson released a report examining nurse-led innovations that improved patient care and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic and opportunities to continue that progress going forward.
Jul 23, 2021
Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply through July 26 for a portion of $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding for workplace infectious disease training, including for COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a press release.
Jul 23, 2021
Pfizer Inc. announced that the federal government has agreed to purchase an additional 200 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Jul 23, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded rural health clinics about $49,500 each for outreach to increase COVID-19 vaccinations in medically underserved communities.
Jul 23, 2021 by Rick Pollack
The widespread belief that we have completely turned the corner in our fight against COVID-19 does not apply equally to all parts of the country. In many states and communities, the rate of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are moving in the wrong direction.  
Jul 22, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sutter Health in Northern California used the range of its system to meet the needs of patients, staff and clinicians, from testing solutions to vaccine rollout.
Jul 22, 2021
State attorneys general announced a $26 billion proposed settlement with Johnson & Johnson and distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen over the companies’ alleged role in creating and fueling the opioid epidemic.