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Nov 17, 2022
Five medical organizations this week released a toolkit for clinicians in post-acute and long-term care settings about the benefits of the COVID-19 bivalent booster and oral antiviral therapeutics. 
Nov 17, 2022
Children under age 5 are more likely to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if their parents perceive it as safe and their health care provider recommends it, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov 16, 2022
In recognition of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 17, 2022, AHA today joined a Twitter chat on rural health literacy hosted by the Rural Health Information Hub and National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health.
Nov 16, 2022
In partnership with AHA and others, Amazon Web Services announced the AWS Healthcare Accelerator, a virtual four-week mentorship program beginning in April for startups focused on digital solutions to help train, retain and deploy the health care workforce.
Nov 16, 2022
AHA released its annual snapshot of employment at America’s hospitals and health systems, which offers innovative strategies to help organizations build a robust workforce in the face of ongoing shortages and reconnect their clinicians to purpose and help them thrive.
Nov 16, 2022
The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency and FBI advised organizations to protect VMware Horizon servers from a Log4Shell vulnerability recently exploited by Iranian-sponsored actors. 
Nov 15, 2022
AHA this week released a new Thanksgiving-focused toolkit to help promote pediatric COVID-19 vaccination on social media, including sample content and graphics.
Nov 15, 2022
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and leaders from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Food and Drug Administration yesterday held a listening session with certain health system leaders and patient safety advocates they invited to discuss the department’s plan to launch next year a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety.
Nov 15, 2022
In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 17, AHA recently released a webinar recording exploring new rural health care partnership models developed by the Build Healthy Places Network to invest in community health.
Nov 15, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released three voluntary sample formats (wide, tall and plain) that hospitals may use to meet the federal requirement to make certain standard charges publicly available through a machine-readable file. The agency also posted a sample data dictionary for the wide and tall formats.