Part of a special series exploring how hospitals and health systems are addressing the medical complications that can accompany pregnancy, this podcast shares how Orlando Health is reaching outside its walls to support heart-healthy pregnancies and postpartum periods for new mothers.
The journal NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery invites manuscripts for possible inclusion in an upcoming theme issue on the intersection between public health and care delivery.
by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
This week’s cyberattack on Change Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest health care technology companies, is yet another unwelcome reminder of the ability of cybercriminals to take advantage of our mission of caring by disrupting daily operations.
Physicians and other practitioners who provided evaluation and management (E/M) services via telehealth during the first nine months of the COVID-19 public health emergency generally complied with Medicare requirements, according to a report released recently by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General.
People enrolled in Medicare Advantage are more likely than those in traditional Medicare to report delays in care due to needed insurance approvals, according to a survey released Feb. 22 by the Commonwealth Fund, with 13% of traditional Medicare enrollees reporting associated delays compared with 22% of MA enrollees.
AHA Feb. 22 voiced support for the Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act (H.R. 7265), legislation that would provide funding for training programs to help health care workers identify patients at high risk for suicide or self-harm.
A cyberattack Feb. 21 began disrupting systems and services at Change Healthcare, one of the largest health care technology companies in the United States, according to news reports and statements by UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit, which acquired Change Healthcare in 2022.
Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Ranking Member Bill Cassidy, R-La., Feb. 21 released a report proposing ways to modernize the existing HIPAA framework and protect health and other data not covered by HIPAA.
Kinneil Coltman, chief community and social impact officer at Advocate Health, discusses the health system’s wide-ranging initiatives to address community needs, including food insecurity, affordable housing and meaningful employment.
The AHA’s Physician Alliance and the Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine have released a five-step blueprint to help health care leaders build a systemic well-being program to prevent health care worker burnout.