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Jul 25, 2018
The AHA has joined Aligning for Health, a coalition advocating for federal and state solutions to address the social determinants of health.
Jul 25, 2018
In an effort to make care more accessible to its changing community, Washington, D.C.-based Providence Health System will transition out of acute care services by the end of 2018 and will instead offer care coordination, telehealth services and virtual care, primary and urgent care, home care, community-based behavioral health care, senior care and more, the organization said in a statement.
Jul 25, 2018
The National Institutes of Health yesterday awarded grants to five new projects through its Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory, which conducts clinical trials in the health care settings where patients normally receive their care.
Jul 25, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup: study shows initial nurse documentation helpful in predicting patient mortality.
Jul 25, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of news from the field: Atul Gawande to embark on listening tour at new company; physicians are leaving Puerto Rico in great numbers; and replacing vacant lots with green spaces can ease depression in urban communities.
Jul 24, 2018
The House of Representatives last night approved legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program and federal workforce development programs for nurses and health professionals.
Jul 24, 2018
The Senate last night voted 86-9 to approve President Trump’s nomination of Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs permanently.
Jul 24, 2018
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today announced two additions to the agency’s leadership team.
Jul 24, 2018
The World Health Organization today announced the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Jul 24, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donation Campaign recently recognized more than 1,200 hospitals and transplant centers, including 314 small and rural hospitals, for outstanding efforts to promote organ donation awareness and registration between October 2017 and April 2018.