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Oct 22, 2020
Michael Suk, M.D., chief physician officer for Geisinger System Services, and Brooke Buckley, M.D., chief medical officer at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, share how clinician and hospital leaders can work together to advance health care value and affordability.
Oct 22, 2020
Efforts by Spectrum Health, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to address health disparities in the African American and Latinx communities are yielding strong results.
Oct 22, 2020
AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity talks with Deepa Sheth, M.D., oncologist and assistant professor of radiology at University of Chicago Medicine, about the health system’s innovative strategy to increase breast cancer screening to reduce disparities, supported by a grant from IFDHE and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.
Oct 21, 2020
As strongly urged by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it will delay the Jan. 1 start date for its new radiation oncology alternative payment model.
Oct 21, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved a five-year Medicaid waiver for Nebraska that allows newly covered adults who are not medically frail or pregnant to access additional benefits if they participate in certain wellness, work, volunteer or training activities.
Oct 21, 2020
The National Security Agency released an advisory detailing 25 common vulnerabilities that Chinese state-sponsored cyber actors are actively exploiting to access computer networks for sensitive intellectual property and other information, and encouraged stakeholders to take appropriate action to protect their networks.
Oct 21, 2020
National Health Care Facilities and Engineering Week 2020, Oct. 25-31, will spotlight the heroes who keep the health care physical environment running safely and smoothly during the pandemic and beyond.
Oct 21, 2020
In this AHA podcast, Rita Carreon, deputy vice president for health, UnidosUS, and Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance, discuss how community-based organizations can help hospitals and health systems improve health status for Latinx communities during the 2020-2021 flu season and COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 21, 2020
While work is underway on new payment and delivery models for rural hospitals, additional, targeted actions by Congress and the administration are needed to support these hospitals and their communities, writes Erika Rogan, AHA senior associate director of policy.