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Feb 7, 2023
The White House announced Jan. 30 it would simultaneously end the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency (PHE) declarations on May 11. Hospitals and health systems have approximately 100 days to prepare for the restoration of waived requirements and other changes in policy and…
Feb 6, 2023
n January 2023, vulnerabilities to the health sector have been released that require attention. This includes the monthly Patch Tuesday vulnerabilities released by several vendors on the second Tuesday of each month, along with mitigation steps and patches.
Feb 6, 2023
Model letter for CY 2024 policy and technical changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program Proposed Rule.
Feb 6, 2023
On January 27, pro-Russian hacktivists operating on cybercriminal forums threatened to demolish attack the networks of medical institutions in the United States, United Kingdom, and abroad.  The threats were purported to be a response to new aid packages providing security assistance for Ukraine.
Feb 3, 2023
New Hampshire posted the third-highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the nation in 2018. The drug death rate in Cheshire County ranked second among the state’s 10 counties, according to the New Hampshire Drug Monitoring Initiative. It was a crisis for families in many rural towns in the area…
Feb 3, 2023
On October 30, 2018 Hardeman County Tennessee adopted its community health needs assessment (CHNA) developed under the leadership of West Tennessee Healthcare Bolivar General Hospital (BGH) and in cooperation with the Hardeman County Health Council (Council).
Feb 1, 2023
AHA requests the opportunity to meet with HHS now that the district court in American Hospital Association v. Becerra has remanded the question of how to repay 340B hospitals to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Feb 1, 2023
Hospitals and health systems continue to face serious economic challenges relating to escalating expenses and staffing shortages. One health system met the challenge head on. Mary Marran of Care New England explains how they kept their focus on short-term economic recovery plans, while addressing…
Jan 31, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Jan. 27 issued draft guidance proposing a shift in federal policy on who may donate blood. The policy would eliminate the existing time-based blood donation deferrals for men who have sex with men (MSM) and women who have sex with MSM.
Jan 31, 2023
January 31, 2023 April Tabor Secretary Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite CC-5610 (Annex C) Washington, DC 20580 Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Federal Trade Commission; Non-Compete Clause Rule; 88 Fed. Reg. 3482 (RIN: 3084-AB74) (January 19, 2023) Dear Ms. Tabor: