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Sep 15, 2022
The FBI yesterday charged three Iranian nationals with allegedly orchestrating a scheme to hack into the computer networks of multiple U.S. victims, including an attempted but thwarted attack last year against Boston Children’s Hospital.
Sep 15, 2022
As labor shortages and inflation drive up expenses, U.S. hospitals and health systems this year face the worst financial crisis since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a report prepared for AHA by Kaufman Hall. 
Sep 14, 2022
In continuing to observe Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the latest Advancing Health podcast speaks with Arpan Waghray, M.D., chief medical officer for behavioral health medicine and Well Being Trust at Providence in Seattle about the health system’s holistic approach to wellness.
Sep 14, 2022
The recent paralytic polio case in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County, N.Y. and wastewater samples from communities near the patient’s residence meet the World Health Organization’s criteria for circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced yesterday.
Sep 14, 2022
An estimated 27.2 million U.S. residents (8.3%) lacked health coverage when surveyed in 2021, down from 28.3 million (8.6%) in 2020, according to Current Population Survey data released yesterday by the Census Bureau.
Sep 14, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services will invest $40 million to expand domestic manufacturing for active pharmaceutical ingredients, antibiotics and other essential medications, among other actions to support U.S. biotechnology and biomanufacturing.
Sep 14, 2022
The Joint Commission is reviewing its requirements that go beyond the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ conditions of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs to determine whether it should permanently retire some of them.
Sep 14, 2022
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety today held a hearing on improving the immigration process to alleviate the domestic health care workforce shortage.
Sep 14, 2022
The House today passed by voice vote the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (H.R. 3173), AHA-supported legislation that would streamline prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans.
Sep 13, 2022
Texas Health Frisco; Mayo Clinic Health System, NWWI, Eau Claire, Wisc.; and Orlando (Fla.) Regional Medical Center yesterday received 2022 Environmental Services Department of the Year Awards from the AHA’s Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE). The award recognizes a department’s significant contributions to the overall patient experience and health care organization’s mission.