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Apr 12, 2018
Premier Pharmacy Labs has voluntarily recalled several lots of injectable drug products, primarily opioid pain relievers, due to possible microbial contamination.
Apr 12, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 18 will host a webinar on the hybrid hospital-wide 30-day readmission measure that hospitals may voluntarily report in calendar year 2018 for the hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting program.
Apr 12, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in partnership with the National Latino Behavioral Health Association will host a free, four-part webcast to examine best practices for behavioral health treatment and recovery in Latino communities.
Apr 12, 2018
At Montefiore Medical Center, Foreman was committed to serving the needs of the local community while at the same time returning the organization to a sound fiscal position.
Apr 12, 2018
Also in this week’s roundup: New research shows millennials are more apt to use non-traditional ways to engage with the health care system, and large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life.
Apr 11, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held a hearing on a discussion draft of bipartisan legislation to address the opioid crisis, which the committee will mark up on April 24.
Apr 11, 2018
House Ways and Means Committee leaders today released a white paper summarizing stakeholder recommendations for Medicare-related legislation to address the opioid crisis, which the committee plans to use to develop and advance bipartisan policies.
Apr 11, 2018
President Trump yesterday issued an executive order directing the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies to review their public assistance programs to determine whether enforcement of a work requirement would be consistent with federal law and certain “principles of economic mobility.”
Apr 11, 2018
A new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health looks at racial, ethnic and gender differences on 27 clinical quality and eight patient experience measures for beneficiaries with Medicare Advantage health and drug plans in 2015-2016.
Apr 11, 2018
The California Hospital Association strongly urged the state legislature yesterday to reject a bill that would cut payments to hospitals, doctors and other providers through a unilateral rate-setting government commission.