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Aug 20, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved a new antibiotic to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia.
Aug 20, 2019
The number of U.S. hospitals with an antibiotic stewardship program that meets all core elements recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention almost doubled between 2014 and 2017 to 3,816, according to a new report by the CDC.
Aug 19, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plans to update the overall hospital quality star ratings at Hospital Compare in early 2020, but wait until 2021 to update the star ratings methodology, the agency announced today.
Aug 19, 2019
The departments of Health and Human Services and the Treasury Friday approved a Section 1332 waiver for Montana to implement a five-year reinsurance program for its individual health insurance market beginning in 2020.
Aug 19, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday
Aug 19, 2019
The Health Resources & Services Administration recently released a guide to help rural hospitals and other health care providers together identify and address the health needs in their communities.
Aug 19, 2019
More than 230,000 people have enrolled in the All of Us Research Program since it opened last May, 175,000 of whom have completed the core protocol, according to an update on the program published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Aug 16, 2019
HHS’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center urged health care organizations to install patches to protect their Windows systems against DejaBlue.
Aug 16, 2019
Public or nonprofit rural organizations can apply through Nov. 25 for funding to support integrated rural health care networks.
Aug 16, 2019
A typical family of four with large employer health coverage spent $7,726 on premiums and cost sharing in 2018, according to an analysis released this week.