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Aug 6, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission today approved rules to permit unlicensed devices to operate on the same channel as the Wireless Medical Telemetry Service used by hospitals for patient monito
Aug 6, 2015
Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna and Aetna’s proposed acquisition of Humana have “the very real potential” to substantially reduce competition and the insurers’
Aug 6, 2015
Eight national hospital organizations, including the AHA, today urged the Department of Health and Human Services to immediately release a final rule easing “meaningful use” requirement
Aug 6, 2015
A new AHA task force will work to confirm the characteristics of vulnerable rural and urban communities and identify strategies and federal policies to help ensure access to care in these areas.
Aug 6, 2015
Anthem’s proposed acquisition of Cigna and Aetna’s proposed acquisition of Humana have “the very real potential” to substantially reduce competition and the insurers’
Aug 6, 2015
The AHA last week called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend the partial enforcement delay of the two-midnight policy to conform with other proposed changes to the p
Aug 6, 2015
The 2015 Health Forum and AHA Leadership Summit, held July 23-25 in San Francisco, brought together health care leaders to discuss ways to transform the delivery system for better quality and value
Aug 5, 2015
Inpatient mortality rates among adults declined by 45% for pneumonia, 41% for heart attack, 29% for congestive heart failure and 27% for stroke between 2002 and 2012, according to a new
Aug 5, 2015
Half of the nation’s primary care physicians view increased use of quality metrics and financial penalties for unnecessary hospitalizations as potentially troubling for patient care, accordin