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Feb 22, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday released a congressionally-mandated report on the public health burden of traumatic brain injury in children and policy options to support care management for these children.
Feb 9, 2018 by Rick Pollack
Together, we made a real difference for our patients and our communities.
Feb 8, 2018
Panelists discussed proactive, preventative approaches to care aid in population health strategies, and a case study in targeting opioid substance use disorder in communities.
Feb 8, 2018
Panelists share transitional care strategies to help those who frequent their emergency departments, as well tips about how telemedicine has empowered them.
Feb 6, 2018
House Republicans late last night introduced a stop-gap spending measure that would extend government funding until March 23, eliminate $5 billion in scheduled Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, and extend several Medicare payment adjustments that support access in rural communities.
Feb 6, 2018 by Rick Pollack
Live from the 2018 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Feb 5, 2018
More than 850 rural health care leaders are in Phoenix this week for the 31st Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference.
Feb 5, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Like many of you, Carilion serves a diverse population, including many in rural communities.
Feb 2, 2018
The Federal Communications Commission should increase the funding cap for the Rural Health Care Program to at least account for inflation since the program began, and at the rate of inflation moving forward, AHA told the agency in comments submitted today.
Feb 1, 2018
This year’s flu season is more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic and it is still getting worse.