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Jul 17, 2018
AHA today urged the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to reconsider its decision to shut down the National Guidelines Clearinghouse.
Jul 17, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held the second in a series of hearings on how to reduce health care costs, which focused on preventing unnecessary spending and improving value.
Jul 17, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today held a hearing examining challenges and solutions related to the issue of rural broadband.
Jul 17, 2018
Twenty-eight health care organizations, including the AHA, yesterday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to reconsider its decision to suspend $10.4 billion in risk adjustment transfers to insurers for 2017 until certain litigation is resolved.
Jul 17, 2018
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, with Catholic Health Initiatives and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Human Trafficking Initiative and Freedom Clinic, recently secured diagnostic codes that will allow health and medical professionals to identify victims of human trafficking they encounter when they seek health care.
Jul 17, 2018
Five hospital-led partnerships to improve community health will receive AHA NOVA Awards July 28 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Jul 17, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Representatives of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s founding members discussed the history of their organizations' early commitments to diversity, present-day work related to inclusion and the future for health equity.
Jul 16, 2018
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, said hospitals and health systems take seriously the protection of highly-sensitive and valuable information.
Jul 16, 2018
The AHA Friday filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting hospitals’ efforts to remove from a municipal ballot in November a union-backed measure that would impose pricing caps on hospitals and other health care providers, calling the measure not just misguided health care policy but also legally flawed.
Jul 16, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration Friday approved the first drug intended to treat smallpox, which was eradicated in 1980 but could be used as a bioweapon.