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Oct 3, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released a report summarizing its Sept. 5-6 workshop on medical drug shortages during disasters and opportunities to better predict, prevent and respond to shortages.
Oct 3, 2018
The American Organization of Nurse Executives has chosen as its next president-elect Mary Ann Fuchs, vice president of patient care and system chief nurse executive at Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C., and associate dean of clinical affairs for the Duke University School of Nursing.
Oct 3, 2018 by David A. Perlstein, M.D.
SBH Health System, Bronx, N.Y., serves a low income and ethnically diverse population, one which often changes as immigration changes. It's reinvesting in its community and betting on social determinants to alter its destiny.
Oct 3, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of nursing news: off-duty nurse saves choking woman during dinner, and another nurse works day and night to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.
Oct 2, 2018
Anne Arundel Medical Center in Maryland reduced opioid prescribing over a 16-month period by implementing interventions to educate prescribers, patients and the public about opioid risks and safety and promote clinician accountability.
Oct 2, 2018
Open enrollment in 2019 health plans through HealthCare.gov and most state exchanges begins Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15.
Oct 2, 2018 by John Riggi
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, discusses findings from a Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development survey that showed 83 percent or respondents believe it is at least somewhat likely that a hospital or health system in their area will experience a cyberattack in the next five years. Read more.
Oct 2, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Jeffrey Welch appointed CEO of Florida Medical Center and Tenet’s Miami Dade Group; and Brad Simmons named interim CEO of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Oct 1, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today released a framework to help hospitals and other health care providers plan for and respond to cybersecurity incidents involving medical devices.
Oct 1, 2018
A total of 64 rural hospitals closed between 2013 and 2017, more than twice the number during the prior five-year period.