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Apr 19, 2019
The Department of HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and CMS today extended the deadline to comment on their proposed rules to promote electronic health information exchange.
Apr 19, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology today released an updated Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement for the exchange of health information across networks.
Apr 19, 2019
As 2019 National Hospital Week approaches with the theme Celebrating Hope and Healing, the AHA invites hospitals and health systems to submit videos or photos highlighting the important role hospitals play in their communities.
Apr 19, 2019
The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence initiative April 25 at 2 p.m. ET will host a webinar providing resources and best practice techniques for health care professionals to screen and/or assess for signs of labor and/or sex trafficking.
Apr 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today finalized the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020, setting the standards for health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces next year.
Apr 18, 2019
Precancerous cervical lesions associated with human papillomavirus declined sharply in women aged 18–24 between 2008 and 2016, likely reflecting increasing HPV vaccination and changes in detection of these lesions due to updated cervical cancer screening and management recommendations.
Apr 17, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system for fiscal year 2020.
Apr 17, 2019
The AHA today voiced support for the Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act (S. 551), legislation that would incentivize manufacturers to align package sizes with common dosage amounts.
Apr 17, 2019
Critical Access Hospitals, certain clinics, and other eligible outpatient facilities that provide primary care or substance use disorder treatment to high-need urban or rural areas can apply through May 30 to become a National Health Service Corps site.
Apr 17, 2019
More than 9 in 10 hospitals used their electronic health record data to inform clinical practice in 2017.