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Aug 14, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host an Aug. 15 Special Open Door Forum on federal strategies to address the opioid epidemic.
Aug 14, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a public workshop Sept. 5-6 on “Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent and Respond.”
Aug 14, 2018
The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management yesterday presented its 2018 George R. Gossett Leadership Award to Deborah Sprindzunas, who has served as the association’s executive director for the past 20 years.
Aug 14, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of nursing news: after nearly 60 years in the field, this nurse still loves her job; and new CNOs at Orange Regional Medical Center, Saint Thomas Health, and Twin Cities Community Hospital.
Aug 13, 2018
Enrollees in large employer health plans with inpatient admissions receive an out-of-network medical bill approximately 18% of the time, according to an analysis released today by Kaiser Family Foundation.
Aug 13, 2018
The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems has released a toolkit to help hospital leaders and others prevent and reduce violence against hospital workers, developed in collaboration with other health care and labor stakeholders.
Aug 13, 2018
The AHA and AMGA invite their members to join a learning collaborative on developing and advancing clinical enterprises in an uncertain and dynamic environment for hospitals, health systems and medical groups.
Aug 10, 2018
Naloxone administration by emergency medical service providers increased 75% between 2012 and 2016, mirroring the trend in fatal opioid overdoses over the period.
Aug 10, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau is accepting submissions through Sept. 24 for its Preventing Childhood Obesity Challenge.
Aug 10, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a Spanish-language version of its Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit.