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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.
Oct 2, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Jeffrey Welch appointed CEO of Florida Medical Center and Tenet’s Miami Dade Group; and Brad Simmons named interim CEO of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Oct 1, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today released a framework to help hospitals and other health care providers plan for and respond to cybersecurity incidents involving medical devices.
Oct 1, 2018
A total of 64 rural hospitals closed between 2013 and 2017, more than twice the number during the prior five-year period.
Oct 1, 2018
Starting today, health care providers can use any of 29 ICD-10 diagnostic codes to identify and document victims of human trafficking.
Oct 1, 2018
Eligible clinicians and entities participating in state Medicaid payment arrangements may ask the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services through Nov. 1 to determine whether the arrangement qualifies as an advanced alternative payment model for performance year 2019.