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Oct 12, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration announced it will withdraw regulations for non-drug manufacturers who produced during the COVID-19 public health emergency alcohol-based hand sanitizer or alcohol for use in hand sanitizers.
Oct 12, 2021
A new analysis prepared for the AHA by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC shows a range of partnerships, mergers and acquisitions can be an important tool for keeping financially struggling hospitals open and preserving access to care, along with other key benefits for the surrounding community.
Oct 12, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration released briefing documents for the convening of the agency’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, which will consider COVID-19 vaccine booster shot applications from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
Oct 12, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released an initial document intended to assist jurisdictions across the country in planning for the distribution and administration of COVID-19 vaccines to the pediatric population.
Oct 11, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration Oct. 13 will host the third in a series of webinar sessions on how to apply for a portion of $25.5 billion in COVID-19 relief funds
Oct 11, 2021
The American Medical Association Oct. 6 announced Current Procedural Terminology code set updates to now include vaccine and administration codes for pediatric doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Oct 11, 2021
The AHA restated its strong support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ withdrawal of its Most Favored Nation Model proposed rule.
Oct 11, 2021
Merck announced its submission for a Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization of its investigational oral antiviral COVID-19 medicine.
Oct 11, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
Pandemic fatigue is real for many in our communities, but with flu season starting, now is not the time to let up. This year’s flu season could be extremely challenging for our communities and our hospital teams. Fortunately, we have a vaccine to protect almost everyone ages 6 months and older.
Oct 8, 2021
Employment at hospitals and health systems fell by more than 8,000 jobs in September, as U.S. jobs overall increased by 194,000, according to preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care jobs overall fell by 17,500 and remain at just under 16 million (seasonally adjusted).