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Jul 13, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week alerted health care providers and others to a continued increase in opioid overdose deaths involving fentanyl and its analogs.
Jul 13, 2018
Robyn Begley, vice president of nursing and chief nursing officer for AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, will join the AHA in September as senior vice president and chief nursing officer and CEO of its American Organization of Nurse Executives subsidiary.
Jul 12, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program and federal workforce development programs for nurses and health professionals.
Jul 12, 2018
The House Ways and Means Committee has approved a number of bills intended to expand access to consumer-directed health plans and other health coverage.
Jul 12, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee late yesterday voted 30-22 to approve legislation that would provide $177.1 billion in discretionary funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education in fiscal year 2019.
Jul 12, 2018
The AHA appreciates the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s concerns about rising pharmaceutical costs and urged the Commission to continue to take action to achieve sustainable drug pricing.
Jul 12, 2018
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., today announced the formation of a drug shortages task force.
Jul 12, 2018
The AHA today hosted a forum in Philadelphia in which hospital and health systems leaders shared various strategies their organizations are undertaking to make health care more affordable for their patients and community.
Jul 12, 2018
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today discussed the administration’s three primary goals for strengthening Medicare – empowering patients, innovating and aligning incentives – during an Alliance for Health Policy event for reporters and other stakeholders.
Jul 12, 2018
The AHA will present its 2018 Board of Trustees Award to author and futurist Ian Morrison July 26 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.