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Feb 25, 2020
he novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will spread in the U.S., and hospitals, communities and individuals should ramp up their preparedness efforts, Nancy Messonnier, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases said.
Feb 25, 2020
Federal Trade Commissioner Christine Wilson clarified remarks published in certain publications last month that quoted her saying the agency will challenge every hospital merger in the pipeline.
Feb 25, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic albuterol sulfate inhaler to treat and prevent bronchospasms in patients with asthma or reversible obstructive airway disease.
Feb 25, 2020
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced an agreement in principle on a settlement to resolve all opioid-related claims against the company in multidistrict litigation against drug makers and others over their alleged role in the opioid crisis.
Feb 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released the first phase of its searchable Purple Book database, which includes all FDA-approved biosimilar and interchangeable products.
Feb 24, 2020
“The recent Modern Healthcare article ‘Top not-for-profit hospitals offer less charity care, study finds,’ does not tell the full story of how hospitals and health systems improve community health,” writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in a letter to the editor.
Feb 24, 2020
The World Health Organization said that for the time being it will not categorize the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic, mainly because of the virus’ contained spread and lack of large-scale severe disease and deaths.
Feb 24, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
One of our field’s greatest strengths is not only our ability to innovate, but also our willingness to share our efforts so we can learn from each other to advance patient health.
Feb 21, 2020
The AHA, joined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and a number of member hospitals, filed a brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to affirm a district court ruling that voided the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ calendar year 2019 payment cut for hospital outpatient services provided in grandfathered off-campus provider-based departments. 
Feb 21, 2020
The next Age-Friendly Health System Action Community will commence March 25 and run through October, offering free monthly webinars and an in-person meeting to help hospitals and health systems integrate “age-friendly” health care.