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Feb 21, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services finalized its strategy to reduce regulatory and administrative burdens for health care providers using electronic health records and other health information technology.
Feb 21, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Feb. 20 issued a rule proposing changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, which bundles payment to acute care hospitals for hip and knee replacement surgery.
Feb 21, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a new travel-related case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in northern California. The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services said it is also monitoring one other person who had close contact with the patient.
Feb 21, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack discusses the organization's upcoming events including the AHA Annual Membership Meeting and the AHA Leadership Celebration.
Feb 21, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs offers a host of materials to help community partners, including health care organizations, prevent suicide among veterans.
Feb 20, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are leading initiatives to foster healthy behaviors and improve the health of individuals and communities, according to new AHA resources highlighting their strategies and successes.
Feb 20, 2020
The National Center for Health Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics are surveying hospitals by telephone through April 6 to develop a comprehensive list of hospital-based services and programs for victims of crime and/or abuse.
Feb 20, 2020
This season’s flu vaccine has been about 45% effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Feb 20, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released a final rule regulating certain protein products, such as insulin, as biological products rather than drugs effective March 23.
Feb 20, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has created a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code (U0001) specifically for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.