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Nov 18, 2021
Houlton Regional Hospital in Maine has shared guidelines on how to safely host holiday get-togethers with friends and families to help prevent COVID-19 and flu from spreading.
Nov 18, 2021
In part 2 of this two-part series, Ruby Kirby, CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare Bolivar Hospital and West Tennessee Healthcare Camden Hospital, shares her insights on how rural hospitals and health systems can work with their communities to build confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, including education, partnerships and addressing social determinants of health.
Nov 18, 2021
The AHA continues to advocate for rural hospitals and health systems on Capitol Hill and beyond, elevating the most pressing issues facing rural hospitals nationwide.
Nov 18, 2021
The AHA has released its next People Matter, Words Matter poster, which can be downloaded, shared and hung in clinical, office or other care settings.
Nov 18, 2021
The administration issued an interim final rule requiring health plans to begin submitting annual information next year on prescription drug coverage and spending, including the most frequently dispensed and costliest drugs, and information on prescription drug rebates and their impact on premiums and out-of-pocket spending.
Nov 18, 2021
The federal government will purchase 10 million treatment courses of the COVID-19 oral antiviral Paxlovid from Pfizer if the Food and Drug Administration approves or authorizes the drug for emergency use, the administration announced.
Nov 18, 2021
The AHA released a new issue of the COVID-19 Snapshot, underscoring the persisting challenges facing hospitals and health systems during the ongoing public health emergency.
Nov 18, 2021
Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska., introduced the Bolstering Infectious Outbreak Preparedness Workforce Act, AHA-supported legislation that would authorize $50 million for a new student loan repayment program for infectious disease clinicians and bio-preparedness health care professionals.
Nov 17, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has suspended activities related to implementation and enforcement of its Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 vaccination and testing pending future developments in litigation, the agency announced on its website.
Nov 17, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has suspended activities related to implementation and enforcement of its Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 vaccination and testing pending future developments in litigation, the agency announced on its website.