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Mar 5, 2019
The rate of hospital-onset methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections declined 17.1 percent per year between 2005 and 2012, but did not change significantly between 2013 and 2016.
Mar 5, 2019
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held a hearing
Mar 5, 2019
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced that he will step down in about a month.
Mar 5, 2019
Five hospitals and five payers are participating in the first year of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, a multi-payer global budget model for rural critical access and acute-care hospitals in the state.
Mar 4, 2019
The ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo serves as a reminder for U.S. health care facilities to review their infection prevention and control processes to safely identify and manage patients with communicable infections.
Mar 4, 2019
A panel commissioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties to review the continuing certification process recently released a report on its findings and recommendations.
Mar 4, 2019
The AHA, along with Baxter International Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust, is accepting applications through April 5 for the 2019 Foster G. McGaw Prize.
Mar 4, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
All around us, we see exciting examples of bold thinking and experimentation to better serve patients. Already, many of these new models and methods are achieving positive results.
Mar 1, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance on blood glucose monitoring test systems for prescription point-of-care use would appropriately improve the safety and efficacy of the devices while recognizing their vital role in hospitals and health systems, AHA said in comments submitted yesterday.
Mar 1, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released updated resources intended to clarify whether a hospital outreach laboratory qualifies as an “applicable laboratory” under the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and detailing related requirements for collecting and reporting private-payer rate clinical laboratory test payment and volume data.