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Nov 28, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, Wright Lassiter III talks with Eugene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium Health, based in Charlotte, N.C. , about the role of health systems within the U.S. health care system today and how scale can benefit communities and foster innovations.
Nov 23, 2022
Nearly 3.4 million people selected a 2023 health plan through the federally facilitated and state-based Marketplaces Nov. 1-19, CMS announced.
Nov 22, 2022
Hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations can sign up to host one or more interns for the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s 2023 Summer Enrichment Program, which begins the first week of June and runs through mid-August.
Nov 22, 2022
AHA Executive Vice President Michelle Hood previews the 2023 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Feb. 19-22 in San Antonio, designed to help rural health care leaders transform their organizations through a focus on value and innovation.
Nov 22, 2022
In a study of symptomatic adults tested for SARS-CoV-2 at U.S. pharmacies since Sept. 14, bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters provided additional protection compared with previous vaccination with two or more monovalent doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. The benefit of the bivalent booster increased with time since receipt of the last monovalent dose.
Nov 22, 2022
The Biden Administration today launched a six-week campaign to encourage Americans to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine.
Nov 21, 2022
North Dakota Health and Human Services has partnered with the North Dakota Hospital Association and other organizations to raise awareness about the life-changing impacts Medicaid has on people who qualify for the program.
Nov 21, 2022
The final rule published in August to implement the independent dispute resolution process under the No Surprises Act “follows neither the letter nor the intent of the law,” leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee Friday told the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury.
Nov 21, 2022
Philips has reported two potential issues with Respironics Trilogy ventilators that were recalled in June 2021 and reworked, the Food and Drug Administration announced last week. The silicone sound abatement foam used to replace the polyester-based polyurethane foam may separate from the plastic backing, potentially blocking the air inlet and lowering inspiratory pressure, FDA said.
Nov 21, 2022
The Department of Justice, joined by Minnesota and New York, plans to appeal a federal court decision allowing UnitedHealth Group to proceed with its proposal to acquire Change Healthcare, according to a notice filed Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.