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Oct 15, 2021
States and territories can apply through April 8, 2022, for a portion of $100 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to help repay educational loans for primary care clinicians in exchange for service in underserved communities, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Oct 15, 2021
A coalition of hospital and physician organizations, including the AHA, urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to give Medicare accountable care organizations the option to use pre-pandemic spending benchmarks to set financial targets beginning in performance year 2022.
Oct 15, 2021
Abbott Molecular Inc. issued a recall for its Alinity m SARS-CoV-2 AMP Kits and Alinity m Resp-4-Plex AMP Kits, distributed between May 13, 2020, and Aug. 31, 2021, for their potential to give false positive results.
Oct 15, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an operational planning guide for pediatric COVID-19 vaccination and preliminary information on the pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Oct 15, 2021
Available data support the safety and effectiveness of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization as a booster dose in individuals aged 18 and older at least two months after an initial single dose, the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 19-0.
Oct 15, 2021 by Rick Pollack
Cybercrimes directed against hospitals and health systems have been on a massive upswing worldwide for several years, accelerating even more during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 14, 2021
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted unanimously to recommend an extra Moderna booster dose for certain individuals.
Oct 14, 2021
GE Healthcare Partners, in partnership with Oregon-based Apprise Health Insight, launched a first-of-its-kind tool for addressing hospital capacity and critical resource management.
Oct 14, 2021
Hospitals and health systems must move from “doing digital” to “being digital” to compete in a rapidly evolving environment, writes Cynthia Perazzo, executive vice president of insights and advisory, at AVIA.
Oct 14, 2021
The AHA, joined by the Federation of American Hospitals, Michigan Health & Hospital Association, Kentucky Hospital Association, Ohio Hospital Association and Tennessee Hospital Association urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and rectify a 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that will vastly expand hospitals’ exposure to False Claims Act retaliation lawsuits, sometimes years after an employee has left their position.