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Dec 11, 2018
Early results from studies to better understand how duodenoscopes are reprocessed in real-world settings have found higher than expected contamination rates after reprocessing.
Dec 11, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service yesterday issued interim guidance regarding the treatment of qualified transportation fringe benefit expenses paid or incurred after Dec. 31, 2017.
Dec 11, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday released revised draft guidance for facilities that compound human drugs as outsourcing facilities.
Dec 11, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved a mobile medical application to help increase retention in outpatient treatment programs for opioid use disorder.
Dec 11, 2018
Employees contributed an average of $1,415 toward premiums for single coverage and $5,218 for family coverage in 2017, according to a report released last week by the Commonwealth Fund.
Dec 10, 2018
Inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals have until Jan. 2 to review confidential provider reports based on quality data from second-quarter 2017 to first-quarter 2018 before updated performance is publicly reported on the IRF Compare and LTCH Compare websites in March 2019.
Dec 10, 2018
Nine health insurance, employer and consumer organizations today proposed guiding principles for federal legislative action to protect patients from surprise medical bills.
Dec 10, 2018
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement today released a white paper intended to help health system boards assess and improve their quality oversight processes.
Dec 10, 2018
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.24 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,228,200 people.
Dec 10, 2018
“No one should expect that the benefits hospitals provide will be the same for every community,” AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack says in a letter to the editor of Modern Helathcare.