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May 14, 2021 by Rick Pollack
The heroic efforts of our hospitals, health systems and care teams in fighting the pandemic over the past 17 months is a testament to the dedication and determination of the best health professionals in the world. 
May 13, 2021
Join the AHA Physician Alliance for a webinar May 25 at 1 p.m. ET on data-driven solutions to workforce burnout, which can increase turnover and reduce patient satisfaction and safety.
May 13, 2021
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Karen Murphy, R.N., executive vice president, chief innovation officer and founding director of Geisinger’s Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation, are applying digital technologies to increase efficiency, support clinical decision-making and improve outcomes.
May 13, 2021
President Biden directed federal agencies to take certain actions to remove barriers to sharing cyber threat information with the private sector, enhance security in the software supply chain and better detect cyber incidents on federal networks.
May 13, 2021
Adopting the advice of its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last night recommended the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15, paving the way for providers to begin vaccinating them immediately.
May 13, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its interim guidance stating that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, indoors or outdoors.
May 12, 2021
The Circle of Life Awards each year recognize and celebrate innovation in palliative and end-of-life care.
May 12, 2021
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra swore in Andrea Palm as deputy secretary. Confirmed by the Senate yesterday, Palm previously served as secretary-designee of Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services and in several leadership roles at HHS during the Obama-Biden administration.
May 12, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded states and territories $40 million in emergency funding from the American Rescue Plan Act for the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, which provides voluntary home visits to improve maternal and child health for families in high-risk communities.