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Jan 6, 2023
Joseph Perras, M.D., president and CEO of Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, Dartmouth Health (Vermont), will serve as 2023 chair of the AHA Rural Health Services Committee. Sean Fadale, president and CEO of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home (New York), is chair-elect. Philip Pandolph, president and CEO, Meadville Medical Center (Pennsylvania), has transitioned to past-chair. Christina Freese Decker, president and CEO of Corewell Health (Michigan), will serve as liaison to the AHA Board of Trustees.
Jan 6, 2023
Over 46 million Americans aged 12 and older had a substance use disorder in 2021, 16.5% of the population, only 6% of whom received treatment, according to the latest National Survey of Drug Use and Health.
Jan 6, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration have identified seven linked cases of sepsis after transfusion from bacterially contaminated platelet blood products since 2018, according to a recent FDA safety communication.
Jan 6, 2023
The Department of Health and Human Services will launch this month a COVID-19 Home Test to Treat telehealth pilot program in Berks County, Pa. Program organizers will work this year with public health departments to expand the program to 100,000 people in vulnerable communities.
Jan 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance on changes this year to the Medicaid continuous enrollment requirement under recently enacted legislation funding the federal government through fiscal year 2023.
Jan 6, 2023 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
The convening of the 118th Congress this week is a reminder of Washington’s highly-charged political environment.
Jan 5, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is working with NORC at the University of Chicago, AHA and others to identify and evaluate health systems implementing anti-racism practices with the potential to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes.
Jan 5, 2023
Join fellow executive leaders from the nation’s top hospitals and health systems at the 2023 AHA Annual Membership Meeting, April 23-25 in Washington, D.C.
Jan 5, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance to clarify how states can use an existing Medicaid managed care option to reduce health disparities and address unmet health-related social needs
Jan 5, 2023
Workforce shortages and financial challenges are jeopardizing access to hospital care and services, writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in an advertorial today in the New York Times.