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Jul 22, 2020
The American Hospital Association has elected eight new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its directions and finances.
Jul 22, 2020
Congress should allocate as part of the next COVID-19 relief package at least an additional $100 billion to the emergency relief fund to provide direct funding to front line health care personnel and providers, the AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association wrote today to…
Jul 21, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week shared additional information on reporting requirements for recipients of provider relief funds authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
Jul 21, 2020
Cyber criminals could exploit vulnerabilities in electronic logging devices (ELDs), which became required equipment in most commercial trucking operations as of 16 December 2019 due to a federal regulatory mandate.
Jul 21, 2020
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted two People’s Republic of China (PRC) cyber actors for stealing hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of trade secrets, intellectual property, and other high-value information from biotechnical, commercial, and government victims in the United States and…
Jul 21, 2020
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the AHA today highlights the dire impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the financial health of hospitals and health systems. Without further government support, margins could sink to -7% in the second half of 2020, according…
Jul 21, 2020
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association highlights the dire impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the financial health of hospitals and health systems.
Jul 20, 2020
In recent days, a significant number of vulnerabilities in common information systems relevant to the healthcare sector have been disclosed to the public. These vulnerabilities are from Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle, Cisco and Google, as well as others.
Jul 20, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, hospitals had to stop all but the most urgent non-COVID care. The result was a dramatic slowdown in volume of patients and in revenue, while expenses remained high. The result has been an unprecedented impact and an uncertain future about the ability of hospitals…
Jul 20, 2020
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) announced grant program awards to support the work of 13 Illinois hospitals and health care organizations in reducing disparities in health care.