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Oct 16, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Lee Myles named interim CEO of Memorial Hospital in Maine; James Griffith selected COO of El Camino Hospital in California; Gary Foster named COO of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Washington state; and Steven Kaster, M.D., selected chief medical officer of Menorah Medical Center in Kansas. 
Oct 16, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
AHA Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., shares examples of how Avera Health in South Dakota, WellSpan York Hospital in Pennsylvania, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System are implementing efforts to advance clinician well-being and reduce burnout. Read more. 
Oct 15, 2018
Low-income adults in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act were less likely to report having any unmet medical needs compared with those in non-Medicaid expansion states.
Oct 15, 2018
"For the communities, patients and employees of Ohio’s hospitals, this cut will mean hard choices about the services and jobs that hospitals support," Mike Abrams, president and CEO of the Ohio Hospital Association, writes in a letter in the Columbus Dispatch.
Oct 15, 2018
HCA Healthcare has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to assist those affected by Hurricane Michael.
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.