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Jul 14, 2020
C. Duane Dauner, who led state hospital associations for more than 50 years — including serving as president and CEO of the California Hospital Association for three decades until 2017 — died yesterday in a car accident. He was 80.
Jul 13, 2020
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released a final rule amending federal regulations regarding disclosure of patient information for individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders.
Jul 13, 2020
The House Appropriations Committee is marking up legislation that would provide $196.5 billion in funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education in fiscal year 2021. The bill also appropriates $24.4 billion in emergency spending.  
Jul 13, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration authorized the University of California San Francisco’s Clinical Labs at China Basin to use a new molecular-based diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2.
Jul 13, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance for emergency medical planners and health care facilities on identifying relief health care facilities, and establishing or using medical operation coordination cells to improve surge capacity and resource allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 13, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
The sight of families re-emerging to gather at community playgrounds and pools brings mixed emotions. While it’s gratifying to see people enjoying themselves again, it’s also clear that COVID-19 is not in the rearview mirror, as spiking infection rates in many states demonstrate.
Jul 10, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is taking steps to prepare for the possible spread of H1N1 swine influenza viruses.
Jul 10, 2020
The Human Rights Campaign released two news resources that hospitals and health systems can use to provide better care for LGBTQ children and youth.
Jul 10, 2020
The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury today issued a proposed rule that would allow grandfathered health plans to increase enrollees’ premiums and cost-sharing amounts beyond what is currently allowed.
Jul 10, 2020
A new AHA podcast explores how rural hospitals have found new ways to deliver care to patients with COVID-19.