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Aug 2, 2018
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has identified a new cluster of presumed Ebola cases based on preliminary laboratory results, the World Health Organization announced yesterday.
Aug 2, 2018
The Health Resources and Services Administration yesterday awarded $2 million to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to reduce preventable maternal deaths and complications from childbirth through the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM).
Aug 2, 2018
James Carlin Jr. from Hackensack (NJ) University Medical Center will receive the 2018 Heart of Healthcare Award from the AHA’s Association for the Healthcare Environment at the EXCHANGE 2018 conference.
Aug 2, 2018
Oglesby, best known for his 30 years at the helm of the current AnMed Health in Anderson, SC, served as chairman of the board for three prominent organizations of national scope. Modern Health recognized him with induction into its Hall of Fame.
Aug 2, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this weekly roundup of health care news: Ascension and Centene plan to partner to serve vulnerable seniors, the barriers that physicians face when treating substance use disorder.
Aug 1, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday projected that the average basic premium for a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan will decrease by $1.09 in 2019 to $32.50.
Aug 1, 2018
Effective Jan. 1, The Joint Commission will require accredited hospitals with at least 300 live births per year to report the percentage of infants with unexpected newborn complications among full-term newborns with no pre-existing conditions.
Aug 1, 2018
The AHA’s Physician Alliance, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, a subsidiary of AHA, and the American Association for Physician Leadership have released “A Model for Clinical Partnering: How Nurse and Physician Executives Use Synergy as Strategy.”
Aug 1, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Hospitals are working to improve care for all, including maternal health, AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., writes in an op-ed piece posted by USA TODAY.
Aug 1, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of news: saying goodbye to a nurse who blazed trails in the Armed Forces, and executive moves in the field.