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Jun 24, 2021 by Lewis Zeidner, Ph.D.
EmPATH — or Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is designed to guide patients safely through a current crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges. Though it just opened in March, this unit is moving emergency mental health care in a new and exciting direction.
Jun 23, 2021
An estimated 16.8 million U.S. adults had undiagnosed COVID-19 by July 2020, representing 4.6% of U.S. adults and 4.8 undiagnosed infections for every diagnosed case, according to a National Institutes of Health study published by the journal Science Translational Medicine. NIH’s SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Project used an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to identify SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in dried blood samples collected from a representative sample of U.S. adults.
Jun 23, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbus-based OhioHealth applied its expansive resources to analyze over 500,000 PCR tests, create a dedicated supply chain team for personal protective equipment procurement, and redeploy administrative workers to the front lines, avoiding layoffs and even providing bonuses.
Jun 23, 2021
Columbus, Ohio-based Mount Carmel Health System goes beyond the walls of its hospital to serve its community and patients through programs such as Street Medicine, which provides free urgent medical care to underinsured or uninsured individuals.
Jun 23, 2021
The AHA joined the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other national health care and public health organizations in encouraging COVID-19 vaccination for everyone age 12 and older who is eligible.
Jun 23, 2021
AHA urged the Department of Health and Human Services to allow all health care providers to use their COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund payments until June 30, 2022, or the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, whichever is later.
Jun 22, 2021
The General Accountability Office released a report that found that in 2018, 70% of U.S. teaching hospitals were self-funding residency slots above the statutory limits set in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
Jun 22, 2021
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Risk Management invites hospitals and others to show their appreciation for health care risk management professionals during HRM Week, June 21-25
Jun 22, 2021
Hospitals and health systems are invited before July 12 to complete a survey for a study investigating trends on acts of violence against health care personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 22, 2021
Over 80 million Americans were enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program at the end of January, a 13.9% increase since February 2020.