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May 21, 2018
Three hospitals cared for a dozen victims of the mass shooting May 18 at a high school in Santa Fe, TX, about 30 miles south of Houston.
May 21, 2018
Health care and public health leaders, clinicians and first responders can register to attend an Aug. 7-8 workshop in Atlanta on preparing for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases.
May 21, 2018
CMS is accepting proposals through June 26 to participate in a Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors to support health care quality improvement efforts across settings and programs.
May 21, 2018 by Melinda Hatton
When Gaynor et al. originally released their “The Price Ain’t Right” report on the relationship between hospital prices and market structure in 2015, there were a number of questions and concerns about how they reached their conclusions.
May 18, 2018
Health care is changing as the march from volume to value moves forward. And hospitals and health systems are redefining the “H” to meet the demands of the moment, and of the future, in a way that is even more responsive to our patients and communities.
May 18, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday approved 32 bills to address the opioid crisis, including 12 AHA-supported bills.
May 18, 2018
Medicare D prescription drug plan should not prevent pharmacies from telling customers when they could pay less for a drug by paying cash, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services told plan sponsors yesterday.
May 18, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) yesterday discussed a potential compromise on the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act (S. 974/H.R. 2212), as part of congressional action to address high drug prices.
May 18, 2018
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread from a remote area to a city of 1.2 million, the World Health Organization reported yesterday, after one case was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka.
May 18, 2018
An issue brief released this week by The Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust highlights actions that the health care system – including hospitals and health systems – can take to help address issues like drug overdoses, alcohol-related deaths and suicides.