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Aug 11, 2020
The National Center for Healthcare Leadership will present its 2020 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award to Beverly Malone, CEO of the National League for Nursing.
Aug 11, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a final report identifying best practices and potential solutions for reducing barriers in the use of telehealth for the treatment of substance use disorders among Medicaid’s pediatric populations.
Aug 11, 2020
AHA’s The Value Initiative is providing new resources to support hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to establish and improve age-friendly care. The Creating Value with Age-Friendly Health Systems issue brief provides best practices for implementing the 4Ms Framework — What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility — and strategies to measure age-friendly progress and enable value.
Aug 11, 2020
Houston’s Kindred Healthcare and TIRR Memorial Hermann are among the many post-acute care providers that have incurred increased costs to prepare for and treat COVID-19-positive patients and complex post-COVID-19 patients.
Aug 11, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation Model, a new payment model for rural communities in response to an Aug. 3 executive order calling for a new model “to ensure that rural healthcare providers are able to provide the necessary level and quality of care.”
Aug 11, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of George Washington University Public Health Laboratory’s GWU SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Test.
Aug 11, 2020
Researchers have launched two clinical trials to test whether monoclonal (laboratory-made) antibodies can safely prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection or symptoms in healthy adults, the National Institutes of Health announced.
Aug 11, 2020
More than 380,000 U.S. children have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, which represents 9.1% of cases in states reporting age, according to an analysis released by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association.
Aug 11, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services continues to update its CARES Act FAQ to aid hospitals and health systems in understanding the nuances of the provider relief fund.
Aug 11, 2020
The American Medical Association released new Current Procedural Terminology codes for reporting SARS-CoV-2 laboratory testing on medical claims.