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Aug 3, 2021 by Rick Pollack
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Jul 26, 2021
Registration is now open for AHA’s inaugural Advancing Care Conference, a new, highly interactive conference experience aimed at providing interprofessional teams — from front-line staff to leaders — with the best and next practices in health care team performance, well-being, quality and outcomes and education.
Jul 26, 2021
University of Florida Health Jacksonville CEO and Dean Leon Haley Jr., M.D., who served on the AHA Committee on Clinical Leadership, died unexpectedly this weekend, the health system announced Saturday.
Jul 26, 2021
Yale New Haven Health will receive the 2021 AHA Quest for Quality Prize this week at AHA’s annual Leadership Summit for its deep commitment to improving the health of its patients and communities.
Jul 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization to Becton, Dickinson and Company for its sodium citrate blood specimen collection tubes for coagulation testing by authorized laboratories for COVID-19 and other patients.
Jul 26, 2021
Some individuals with “long COVID” may have a disability under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and other civil rights laws that entitles them to protection from discrimination, the departments of Health and Human Services and Justice said in guidance released.
Jul 26, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency released an advisory on reimbursable communications and outreach expenses for nonprofit medical facilities and state and local governments participating in activities to increase COVID-19 vaccination and vaccine confidence through its Public Assistance Program
Jul 26, 2021
The AHA told Senate leaders it strongly opposed “any attempt to take away previously-appropriated funding for hospitals and health systems, physicians, nurses and other health care providers providing heroic care during a global pandemic,” and said it would be short-sighted to rescind COVID-19 Provider Relief Funding while COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are surging again throughout the nation.
Jul 26, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has been working for more than 25 years to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion by supporting hospitals, health systems, patients and communities. While the health care field has made some progress, we still have a long way to go. 
Jul 23, 2021
The Missouri Supreme Court unanimously overturned a lower court ruling that a voter-approved constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program was unconstitutional.