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Mar 30, 2020
The Partnership to Amend 42 CFR Part 2, a coalition of nearly 50 health care organizations including the AHA, applauded Congress’ important step to modernize privacy regulations affecting the disclosure of patients’ substance use disorder treatment records.
Mar 30, 2020
The Joint Commission has issued a new standards FAQ on monitoring patients at high risk for suicide who have known or suspected COVID-19.
Mar 30, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration expanded and updated guidance on the emergency use authorization for personal protective equipment.
Mar 30, 2020
Getting health care workers on the front line the personal protective equipment they need is the main focus right now for hospital and health system leaders, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack said on CNN.
Mar 30, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced additional details about its implementation of reporting exceptions and extensions across is quality reporting and value programs.
Mar 30, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration Friday authorized emergency use of the ID NOW Instrument in patient care settings to quickly test for COVID-19 through direct nasal or throat swab testing.
Mar 30, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
Giving a voice to health care leaders everywhere, AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., president and CEO of Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Mo., recently shared the following message with the team at Saint Luke’s.
Mar 27, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a comprehensive plan to respond to COVID-19.
Mar 27, 2020
To meet the urgent need to expand laboratory capacity, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a relaxed enforcement policy under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments during the COVID-19 public health emergency with respect to review of pathology slides, proficiency testing, alternate collection devices, and requirements for a CLIA certificate.
Mar 27, 2020
The AHA announced a national initiative to secure millions of masks for health care workers, including physicians, nurses and caregivers treating COVID-19 patients and at greater risk due to the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.