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Jun 20, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation today held a hearing to examine findings from a series of Government Accountability Office audits of information security controls at the Department of Health and Human Services, and discuss HHS cybersecurity roles and responsibilities.
Jun 20, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services will release a request for information in the coming months seeking input on reporting criteria for the Electronic Health Record Reporting Program.
Jun 20, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of nurse news: resources for nurse leaders in the battle against nurse suicide.
Jun 19, 2018
The Federal Communications Commission commissioners have voted unanimously to approve Chairman Ajit Pai’s order that will increase funding for the Rural Health Care Program by $171 million, as urged by the AHA.
Jun 19, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held the third in a series of
Jun 19, 2018
A bipartisan group of governors yesterday urged the administration to reverse its decision to no longer defend in federal court the Affordable Care Act’s protections for patients with pre-existing conditions.
Jun 19, 2018
A bipartisan group of 31 senators last week urged Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., to convene the Drug Shortages Task Force created by the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012, stakeholders and other relevant agencies to report on the root causes of drug shortages.
Jun 19, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: New CEOS of Navicent Health Baldwin, Hodgeman County Health Center and McDonough District Hospital
Jun 18, 2018
Eligible organizations can apply through July 30 for up to $200,000 in fiscal year 2018 funding to develop opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery plans for high-risk rural communities, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Jun 18, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration identified 39 new drug and biological product shortages in 2017, up from 26 in 2016, and 41 ongoing shortages from prior years, according to the agency’s latest annual report on the issue.