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Oct 15, 2018
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has extended until Nov. 30 the deadline to apply for its Certificate in Diversity Management fellowship.
Oct 12, 2018
The Medicare Part A deductible for inpatient hospital services will increase by $24 in calendar year 2019, to $1,364, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today.
Oct 12, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday took several actions to provide relief to those in Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael.
Oct 12, 2018
While health care has made great strides, interoperability among health care technologies remains very limited.
Oct 12, 2018
Over the last six flu seasons, getting a flu shot reduced a pregnant woman’s risk of being hospitalized from flu by an average of 40 percent, according to a study co-authored by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention.
Oct 12, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice will host a workshop Oct. 17-18 in Washington, D.C., on health system interventions to prevent firearm injury and death.
Oct 12, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration yesterday awarded cities, counties, states and community organizations $2.34 billion in fiscal year 2018 grants to support medical and support services, including medications, for people with HIV/AIDS.
Oct 11, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued several blanket waivers easing certain Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program requirements to give health care providers and suppliers greater flexibility to meet emergency health needs during Hurricane Michael.
Oct 11, 2018
Hospitals reduced abdominal hysterectomy surgical site infections by 13 percent and central line-associated bloodstream infections by 11 percent in 2016, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Oct 11, 2018
The University of Utah Health and the Mayo Clinic yesterday received International Hospital Federation Awards, which recognize hospitals and health care organizations with demonstrable excellence, innovations and outstanding achievements in health care.