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Oct 4, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this roundup of weekly health care news: Texas health systems announce intent to merge; the changing role of public health; and Chrysler, other big businesses see savings in investing in employee health care.
Oct 3, 2018
The average annual premium for employer-sponsored family health coverage rose 5 percent this year to $19,616, including employer and worker contributions, according to the latest annual survey of employer-sponsored health insurance by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Oct 3, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended to Oct. 12 the deadline to recommend health care leaders to participate in HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan’s Innovation and Investment Summit.
Oct 3, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released a report summarizing its Sept. 5-6 workshop on medical drug shortages during disasters and opportunities to better predict, prevent and respond to shortages.
Oct 3, 2018
The American Organization of Nurse Executives has chosen as its next president-elect Mary Ann Fuchs, vice president of patient care and system chief nurse executive at Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C., and associate dean of clinical affairs for the Duke University School of Nursing.
Oct 3, 2018 by David A. Perlstein, M.D.
SBH Health System, Bronx, N.Y., serves a low income and ethnically diverse population, one which often changes as immigration changes. It's reinvesting in its community and betting on social determinants to alter its destiny.
Oct 3, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of nursing news: off-duty nurse saves choking woman during dinner, and another nurse works day and night to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.
Oct 2, 2018
Anne Arundel Medical Center in Maryland reduced opioid prescribing over a 16-month period by implementing interventions to educate prescribers, patients and the public about opioid risks and safety and promote clinician accountability.
Oct 2, 2018
Open enrollment in 2019 health plans through HealthCare.gov and most state exchanges begins Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15.
Oct 2, 2018 by John Riggi
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, discusses findings from a Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development survey that showed 83 percent or respondents believe it is at least somewhat likely that a hospital or health system in their area will experience a cyberattack in the next five years. Read more.