Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
Dec 7, 2022
On Dec. 15, the Department of Health and Human Services will stop collecting hospitals’ COVID-19 data through the TeleTracking portal and begin collecting the data through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network.
Dec 5, 2022
The Wall Street Journal today published an article examining the federal government’s distribution of COVID-19 emergency funding to hospitals through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
Dec 5, 2022
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky, M.D., today encouraged all eligible Americans to get vaccinated against the flu and COVID-19, noting that hospitals continue to experience the highest flu admissions in a decade this early in the season.
Dec 1, 2022
The AHA urges the DEA to release proposed rules for the Special Registration for Telemedicine as soon as possible. Doing so is necessary to ensure an appropriate feedback period and time for hospitals and health systems to comply with requirements.
Nov 28, 2022
Hospital and health system leaders can register for a Dec. 6 AHA Advocacy Day event in Washington, D.C. The in-person event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon ET. Attendees also can participate in a networking event on Monday evening, Dec. 5.
Nov 10, 2022
Infants under 6 months old had the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rates among Americans under age 65 during March 20-Aug. 31, when the omicron BA.2 and BA.5 variants predominated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today.
Nov 2, 2022
The FDA revised its emergency use authorizations for all COVID-19 antigen tests to authorize serial testing and require updates to product labeling regarding serial testing, and designated the recall of 60,500 filters used in breathing systems a Class I recall.