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Apr 5, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration plans to revise its 2016 draft compounding guidance for hospital and health system pharmacies.
Apr 5, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week extended the deadline to comment on their proposed rule updating proficiency testing and referral requirements under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments from April 5 to June 4.
Apr 5, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.26 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted 5,223,400 people.
Apr 5, 2019
WEDI, a public-private coalition of health information technology stakeholders including the AHA, will host its 2019 Spring Conference May 20-22 in San Diego.
Apr 5, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The AHA has always been for common-sense policies that make it easier for patients to access care and for hospitals and health systems to deliver that care – and this will never change.
Apr 4, 2019
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department clinic are more likely to be poor, previously hospitalized and have severe chronic conditions than those treated in an ambulatory surgical center, according to a study by KNG Health Consulting released today by the AHA.
Apr 4, 2019
Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., yesterday reintroduced  the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act (H.R. 2062), AHA-supported legislation that would align 42 CFR Part 2, federal regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder treatment and prevention records, with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulations, and strengthen patient protections. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have reintroduced companion legislation (S. 1012), the Protecting Jessica Grubb’s Legacy Act. 
Apr 4, 2019
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce yesterday passed a number of AHA-supported bills that would lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act marketplaces to improve access and lower the cost of coverage for consumers.  
Apr 4, 2019
During the American Organization of Nurse Executives Annual Meeting April 12 in San Diego, the AONE Foundation for Nursing Leadership Research and Education will present its 2019
Apr 3, 2019
The AHA expressed support for a number of bills being considered today by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that would lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act marketplaces to improve access and lower the cost of coverage for consumers.