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Jul 20, 2018
A tornado struck UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown in Iowa yesterday, forcing the hospital to evacuate 43 patients to other facilities and close all services and departments on its main campus.
Jul 20, 2018
A new resource from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response provides an overview of potential health and medical needs following a radiological or nuclear incident.
Jul 20, 2018
The Association for the Health Care Environment will present its Environmental Services Department of the Year Award to three hospitals at EXCHANGE 2018 Sept. 23-26 in Columbus, OH.
Jul 19, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to examine the status of mental health initiatives under the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016.
Jul 19, 2018
The Government Accountability Office yesterday released a report examining the characteristics of hospitals that participate in the 340B drug savings program and hospitals that do not participate in the program.
Jul 19, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration is forming a work group to explore whether and how to temporarily import suitable substitutes for critical drugs with only one manufacturer.
Jul 19, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security will offer several opportunities this month to participate in an awareness briefing on Russian cyber activity against critical infrastructure.
Jul 19, 2018
The American College of Emergency Physicians and Medical Association of Georgia this week filed a federal lawsuit seeking to compel Anthem's Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia to rescind a policy that retroactively denies coverage for emergency patients.
Jul 19, 2018
A new study involving clinicians using electronic health records to perform certain common tasks found that the design, development and implementation of these systems should be improved to make them easier to use by clinicians and safer for patients.
Jul 19, 2018
Wade Mountz — recognized as one of the health care field’s most highly-skilled, forward-thinking, innovative and selfless executives — served more than four decades in health care administration in Louisville, KY.