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Mar 20, 2018
The AHA Workforce Center will host a webinar March 21 on strategies health care leaders can use to engage millennials to leverage their strengths and accelerate organizational change.
Mar 19, 2018
The AHA and seven other national organizations today urged Congress to include in the omnibus appropriations bill it must act on by March 23 provisions they say would reduce premiums, improve affordability and improve the individual health insurance market.
Mar 19, 2018
President Trump today announced an initiative to address the opioid crisis focused on education, awareness and preventing overprescribing; developing non-addictive alternatives to opioids; cutting off the flow of illicit drugs; and expanding opportunities for proven treatments.
Mar 19, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday issued a national decision to cover diagnostic laboratory tests using next generation sequencing for certain Medicare patients with advanced cancer.
Mar 19, 2018
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce and Senate Finance committees Friday asked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide more information on how the agency is implementing the Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System, an initiative to improve the scope and quality of state-reported Medicaid data.
Mar 19, 2018
More than nine in 10 physicians say health plan prior authorization requirements have a negative impact on patient clinical outcomes.
Mar 19, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Hospitals and health systems across the country are collaborating with organizations in their communities to address food insecurity and housing, the opioid epidemic and other challenges that influence health and well-being.
Mar 16, 2018
Reps. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Ami Bera (D-CA) yesterday launched the Health Care Innovation Caucus, which will work to advance a legislative agenda that encourages innovative policy ideas to improve quality of care and lower costs for consumers.
Mar 16, 2018
The flu hospitalization rate rose last week to 89.9 per 100,000 people, although outpatient visits for flu-like illness peaked in early February and are on the decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today.
Mar 16, 2018
A record 31,899 medical school seniors and graduates were matched to U.S. residency positions today through the National Resident Matching Program, 1,421 more than last year.