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Aug 12, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
At this summer’s AHA Leadership Summit, senior health care executives, clinicians and experts shared state-of-the-art thinking on conquering the challenges facing our field and bold ideas for transforming health care in our country.
Aug 11, 2022
The FDA announced a Class 1 recall of devices used to access blood vessels through a patient’s bone because the devices may malfunction, and recommended customers quarantine the devices.
Aug 11, 2022
HHS purchased $26 million worth of intravenous TPOXX (tecovirimat) to treat monkeypox, which the manufacturer expects to deliver next year.
Aug 11, 2022
The CDC released updated guidance to help people protect themselves and others if they are exposed to, sick or test positive for COVID-19.   
Aug 11, 2022 by Dawn French
Situated in the heart of Westchester County and just outside of New York City, White Plains Hospital was among the first hospitals in New York to face the COVID-19 pandemic during the early days of 2020, back when there were many unknowns.
Aug 10, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday issued an emergency use authorization allowing health care providers to administer the JYNNEOS vaccine intradermally to adults and subcutaneously to children at high risk for monkeypox infection, without an individual prescription for each vaccine recipient.
Aug 10, 2022
As the health care workforce faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities to redefine care delivery and encourage the next generation of leaders, Tom Yackel, M.D., president of the faculty practice plan at VCU Health in Virginia and past chair of AHA’s Committee on Clinical Leadership, shares his thoughts on the way forward.
Aug 10, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services today released the Environmental Justice Index, a tool to help policymakers and communities identify health risks from pollution and other environmental hazards.
Aug 9, 2022
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra today took action that will allow the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner to grant emergency use authorizations for monkeypox vaccines. 
Aug 9, 2022
Health care leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and others recently met in San Diego to explore opportunities to leverage their data and insights, and address workforce resiliency, venture capital investing, skill sets needed for next-generation leaders and more.