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Aug 9, 2022
Hospital leaders from the AHA’s vaccine confidence initiative share tips for building COVID-19 vaccine confidence.
Aug 9, 2022
Fewer than one in three people with health insurance receive direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C within a year of diagnosis, ranging from 23% of Medicaid enrollees to 35% of people with private insurance, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adults under 40 had the highest rate of new infections by age, most commonly through injection drug use, but are least likely to receive treatment, CDC said. 
Aug 8, 2022
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Cyndy Banik Dunlap, vice president of nursing/chief nursing officer for Ascension, are supporting caregivers with digital health technologies like smart beds and virtual nursing units to simplify workflows and relieve burden.
Aug 8, 2022
The first Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services model to screen patients for health-related social needs and refer them to needed services ended in April. In a new Health Affairs blog post, officials share findings and promising practices from the five-year model.
Aug 8, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration today awarded $45.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to develop the public health workforce in rural and tribal communities
Aug 8, 2022
The Senate yesterday voted 51-50 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376), a roughly $700 billion social spending package that includes health care, climate change and tax provisions.
Aug 8, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA has long believed that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity within health care leadership are critical to ensuring high-quality care for all people.
Aug 5, 2022
Hospitals and health systems added 12,900 jobs in July, while U.S. jobs overall increased by 528,000, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Aug 5, 2022
HHS launched Giving = Living, a campaign to encourage Americans to donate blood and plasma regularly.
Aug 5, 2022
A new advisory from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and Australian Cyber Security Centre details the top malware strains observed last year and immediate actions organizations should take to protect themselves from these remote access Trojans, information stealers and ransomware threats.