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Sep 6, 2018
More than 150 nurse leaders yesterday attended an American Organization of Nurse Executives’ Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.
Sep 6, 2018
Several hospitals and health systems today officially established Civica Rx – a new not-for-profit generic drug company that will help patients by addressing shortages and high prices of lifesaving medications.
Sep 6, 2018
Heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events were responsible for more than 2.2 million hospital stays and 415,000 deaths involving adults in 2016, according to a Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sep 6, 2018
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has issued guida
Sep 6, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this roundup of health care news: Epic inches toward interoperability; Comcast shepherds health care disruption to keep its own costs low; and San Francisco uses data to get a bigger picture of its homeless population.
Sep 6, 2018 by Colleen Scanlon
Colleen Scanlon, senior vice president and chief advocacy officer for Catholic Health Initiatives, discusses the organization’s widespread efforts to prevent violence in the communities they serve. She said the campaign, which began 10 years ago, demonstrates that real progress in total community health can be achieved when health care providers are open to advocacy – and community collaboration – outside the four walls of a hospital.
Sep 6, 2018 by Ashley Thompson
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) released yet another “report” in an obvious attempt to divert attention away from a problem of their own making: skyrocketing drug prices.
Sep 5, 2018
In an effort to further advance health in America, the American Hospital Association today officially launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation to support hospitals and health systems as they respond to and proactively lead change.  
Sep 5, 2018
The Senate yesterday approved by unanimous consent AHA-supported legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program, sending it to the president for his signature.
Sep 5, 2018
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Subcommittee on Health Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) yesterday sent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma recommendations to further alleviate Medicare administrative and regulatory burdens for hospitals, post-acute care providers and physicians.