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The Tampa Tribune
How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries.” In a
How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries.” In a statement, Rick Pollack, president of the American Hospital Association, called the new ratings confusing for patients and families. “Health care consumers making... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
U of C, Northwestern are middle-rated in controversial hospital ranking4,000 hospitals nationwide. Among 184 Illinois hospitals on the list, 159 were
U of C, Northwestern are middle-rated in controversial hospital ranking
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 hours ago
4,000 hospitals nationwide. Among 184 Illinois hospitals on the list, 159 were rated. After winning a delay in April, the American Hospital Association and other industry groups had sought to further postpone the release, arguing that the rating... Read more
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Philly.com
New federal government hospital ratings stir controversyreporting, and more open access to quality information for our Medicare benefic
New federal government hospital ratings stir controversy
Philly.com / Posted 16 hours ago
reporting, and more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries." Rick Pollack, president of the American Hospital Association, said in a statement that the new ratings were confusing for patients: "Health-care consumers... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Hospitals in area see mixed quality resultswere each given three stars. “Three stars puts us right in the middle of the p
Hospitals in area see mixed quality results
The Toledo Blade / Posted 22 hours ago
were each given three stars. “Three stars puts us right in the middle of the pack for everybody,” Dr. Kaminski said. The American Hospital Association questioned how CMS created the ratings. The group said it shared with CMS an analysis “by an... Read more
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The Buffalo News
WNY hospitals rank average or lower in federal surveyan appeal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid by dozens of congressional r
WNY hospitals rank average or lower in federal survey
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
an appeal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid by dozens of congressional representatives in the Senate and House. The American Hospital Association expressed disappointment that the agency released the ratings despite continuing concern about... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score High In Medicare Rankingsmore open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries." In a
Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score High In Medicare Rankings
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries." In a statement, Rick Pollack, president of the American Hospital Association, called the new ratings confusing for patients and families. "Health care consumers making... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton allies see healthcare costs as next fight | New Medicare proposal faces pushback | Feds issue controversial hospital ratingsin the near future." Read more here. http://bit.ly/2aysa0P Hospitals push back
Clinton allies see healthcare costs as next fight | New Medicare proposal faces pushback | Feds issue controversial hospital ratings
The Hill / Posted yesterday
in the near future." Read more here. http://bit.ly/2aysa0P Hospitals push back on administration's Medicare proposal The American Hospital Association has concerns with a proposal from the Obama administration to move payments for heart attack... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score High In Medicare Rankingsmore open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries." In a
Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score High In Medicare Rankings
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries." In a statement, Rick Pollack, president of the American Hospital Association, called the new ratings confusing for patients and families. "Health care consumers making... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
How did your D-FW hospital fare in the latest federal safety ratings?adds yet another to a long list of conflicting rating and ranking systems,” Ric
How did your D-FW hospital fare in the latest federal safety ratings?
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
adds yet another to a long list of conflicting rating and ranking systems,” Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said in a statement. The ratings raise far more questions than answers for consumers. They are... Read more
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The Hill
Feds issue controversial star ratings for hospitalsof all types are capable of performing well on star ratings and also have oppor
Feds issue controversial star ratings for hospitals
The Hill / Posted yesterday
of all types are capable of performing well on star ratings and also have opportunities for improvement.” But the American Hospital Association, America’s Essential Hospitals, and the Association of American Medical Colleges penned a... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
How did your DFW hospital fare in the latest federal safety ratings?adds yet another to a long list of conflicting rating and ranking systems,” Ric
How did your DFW hospital fare in the latest federal safety ratings?
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
adds yet another to a long list of conflicting rating and ranking systems,” Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association said in a statement. The ratings raise far more questions than answers for consumers. They are... Read more
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MedCity News
New Medicare whole-hospital quality ratings contain some surprisesmore open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries.” In a
New Medicare whole-hospital quality ratings contain some surprises
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
more open access to quality information for our Medicare beneficiaries.” In a statement, Rick Pollack, president of the American Hospital Association, called the new ratings confusing for patients and families. “Healthcare consumers making... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What to know about Medicare's big bundled-payment expansionas the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, affects 800 hospitals ac
What to know about Medicare's big bundled-payment expansion
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
as the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, affects 800 hospitals across 67 metropolitan areas in the U.S. The American Hospital Association said the changes to that program and the addition of the cardiac bundles could pose challenges... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hospitals to receive star ratingsrating can be misleading,” Orlowski said. “Putting the information out at this
Hospitals to receive star ratings
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
rating can be misleading,” Orlowski said. “Putting the information out at this time is not in the patient's interest.” The American Hospital Association also expressed continued concerns. The government originally planned to release the star... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Local health care networks ‘wired’ for improved patient carecare environment is crucial, according to officials at local health care system
Local health care networks ‘wired’ for improved patient care
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
care environment is crucial, according to officials at local health care systems and hospitals recently recognized by the American Hospital Association. Mercy Health, Kettering Health Network, TriHealth, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical... Read more
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CNBC
'5-star' quality ratings are very, very hard to get for the nation's hospitalsCMS postponed that release after Congress and the hospital industry pressured t
'5-star' quality ratings are very, very hard to get for the nation's hospitals
CNBC / Posted 7 days ago
CMS postponed that release after Congress and the hospital industry pressured the agency to do so. Earlier in the year the American Hospital Association reportedly said the star rating system "oversimplifies the complexity of delivering... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
UAMS named most wired hospital for 2016LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UAMS) — UAMS Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Awar
UAMS named most wired hospital for 2016
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UAMS) — UAMS Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Award for the second year in a row from the American Hospital Association Health Forum. The hospital, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has won... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Protecting yourself from surprise medical billsthat is the result of a conflict between hospitals, insurers and physicians," s
Protecting yourself from surprise medical bills
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
that is the result of a conflict between hospitals, insurers and physicians," said Doggett. Industry trade groups like the American Hospital Association (AHA), would not say whether they support Doggett’s bill. A spokesperson from AHA emailed to... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Microhospitals May Help Deliver Care In Underserved Areasup in large urban and suburban metro areas," says Priya Bathija, senior associa
Microhospitals May Help Deliver Care In Underserved Areas
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
up in large urban and suburban metro areas," says Priya Bathija, senior associate director for policy development at the American Hospital Association. However, "We really think they have the potential to help in vulnerable communities that have... Read more
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MedCity News
'Microhospitals' are next evolution of standalone ERup in large urban and suburban metro areas,” said Priya Bathija, senior associa
'Microhospitals' are next evolution of standalone ER
MedCity News / Posted 9 days ago
up in large urban and suburban metro areas,” said Priya Bathija, senior associate director for policy development at the American Hospital Association. However, “we really think they have the potential to help in vulnerable communities that have... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Microhospitals May Help Deliver Care In Underserved Areasup in large urban and suburban metro areas," says Priya Bathija, senior associa
Microhospitals May Help Deliver Care In Underserved Areas
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
up in large urban and suburban metro areas," says Priya Bathija, senior associate director for policy development at the American Hospital Association. However, "We really think they have the potential to help in vulnerable communities that have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawsuit claims Fayetteville hospital failed to pay $873,000 in taxessituated hospital." All but one state uses a similar tax, according to the Nat
Lawsuit claims Fayetteville hospital failed to pay $873,000 in taxes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
situated hospital." All but one state uses a similar tax, according to the National Conference of State Legislators. The American Hospital Association praised the concept last year as essential to maintain patient access and coverage under... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up?programs cut hospital re-admissions by 31 percent in one Canadian study, accord
Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up?
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
programs cut hospital re-admissions by 31 percent in one Canadian study, according to a review of the literature by the American Hospital Association, saving $8.5 million a year; a study in Vermont pegged the savings at about $900 per... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up?programs cut hospital re-admissions by 31 percent in one Canadian study, accord
Cardiac Rehab Saves Lives. So Why Don't More Heart Patients Sign Up?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
programs cut hospital re-admissions by 31 percent in one Canadian study, according to a review of the literature by the American Hospital Association, saving $8.5 million a year; a study in Vermont pegged the savings at about $900 per... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
Healthcare leadership institute grad now intern at health system in Detriotfounded by Lee’s Summit’s John W. Bluford, president emeritus of Truman Medical
Healthcare leadership institute grad now intern at health system in Detriot
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 13 days ago
founded by Lee’s Summit’s John W. Bluford, president emeritus of Truman Medical Centers and former board chairman of the American Hospital Association. The goal is to eliminate disparities in healthcare and healthcare leadership by creating a... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Suspect in Craig assault case faces additional chargesat St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Grand Junction, according
Suspect in Craig assault case faces additional charges
Craig Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
at St. Mary’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Grand Junction, according to hospital staff. As defined by the American Hospital Association, fair condition means “vital signs are stable and within normal limits. Patient is conscious... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kirk's Senate campaign troubled by embellishmenttrue -- and often is. To hear the 51-year-old Kirk tell it, he has been at tim
Kirk's Senate campaign troubled by embellishment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
true -- and often is. To hear the 51-year-old Kirk tell it, he has been at times in his life a "young researcher" for the American Hospital Association; a teacher grappling with societal whirlwinds that can turn students into "people who might... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Harris Health receives ‘Most Wired’ recognition for sixth consecutive yearHarris Health System earned the "Most Wired" recognition in the 18th annual sur
Harris Health receives ‘Most Wired’ recognition for sixth consecutive year
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
Harris Health System earned the "Most Wired" recognition in the 18th annual survey and benchmarking study conducted by the American Hospital Association's Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. This year,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich Hospital earns citation as “most wired”been selected as one of the most wired in the nation by Hospitals and Health Ne
Greenwich Hospital earns citation as “most wired”
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
been selected as one of the most wired in the nation by Hospitals and Health Networks, a trade magazine published by the American Hospital Association. This recognition is based on technology advancements made by organizations to enhance patient... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich Hospital earns citation as “most wired”been selected as one of the most wired in the nation by Hospitals and Health Ne
Greenwich Hospital earns citation as “most wired”
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 days ago
been selected as one of the most wired in the nation by Hospitals and Health Networks, a trade magazine published by the American Hospital Association. This recognition is based on technology advancements made by organizations to enhance patient... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System Named 2016 Most Wired - Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience Chicago July 6 2016 – Technology is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dy...in patient interactions, according to results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System Named 2016 Most Wired - Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience Chicago July 6 2016 – Technology is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dy...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
in patient interactions, according to results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. According to the survey, Most Wired hospitals are using telehealth to... Read more
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MedCity News
Are palliative and hospice care behind steep drop in ER mortality rates?way around their 322 acre clinical research institution. The result is Take Me
Are palliative and hospice care behind steep drop in ER mortality rates?
MedCity News / Posted 21 days ago
way around their 322 acre clinical research institution. The result is Take Me There. — MobiHealthNews CMS has irked the American Hospital Association over its plan to stop paying hospitals’ off-campus ambulatory facilities at the same rate as... Read more
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Market Watch
10 most expensive cities in America to have a childbetween hospitals could result in as much as a 500% increase for the same patie
10 most expensive cities in America to have a child
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
between hospitals could result in as much as a 500% increase for the same patient, with the same insurance,” he says. (The American Hospital Association has not responded to our request for comment on this claim.) That said, there are ways to save... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Supreme Court term mixed bag for health care industryhospitals as well. More than 21% of the U.S. hospitals are owned by federal, st
Supreme Court term mixed bag for health care industry
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
hospitals as well. More than 21% of the U.S. hospitals are owned by federal, state or local governments, according to the American Hospital Association. Jost said the case “may be one of the most important for healthcare in the long run because... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Supreme Court term mixed bag for healthcare industryhospitals as well. More than 21% of the U.S. hospitals are owned by federal, st
Supreme Court term mixed bag for healthcare industry
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
hospitals as well. More than 21% of the U.S. hospitals are owned by federal, state or local governments, according to the American Hospital Association. Jost said the case “may be one of the most important for healthcare in the long run because... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Henry Ford COO named chair of Michigan Health & Hospital Association boardthrough this challenging time is a great privilege." MHA represents about 130
Henry Ford COO named chair of Michigan Health & Hospital Association board
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 28 days ago
through this challenging time is a great privilege." MHA represents about 130 hospitals in Michigan and is part of the American Hospital Association in Chicago. Riney said he wants to advocate for patients first. "The patient has to be at the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Feds Want To Speed Up Medicare Appeals, But Backlog Will Still Last Yearslatest effort (summarized here) still falls short of what is needed, said Tom N
Feds Want To Speed Up Medicare Appeals, But Backlog Will Still Last Years
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
latest effort (summarized here) still falls short of what is needed, said Tom Nickels, executive vice president at the American Hospital Association. "We are deeply disappointed that HHS has not made more progress in addressing the delays... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Feds Want To Speed Up Medicare Appeals, But Backlog Will Still Last Yearslatest effort (summarized here) still falls short of what is needed, said Tom N
Feds Want To Speed Up Medicare Appeals, But Backlog Will Still Last Years
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
latest effort (summarized here) still falls short of what is needed, said Tom Nickels, executive vice president at the American Hospital Association. "We are deeply disappointed that HHS has not made more progress in addressing the delays... Read more
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MedCity News
HHS proposals to whittle down backlog of Medicare appeals leave critics unimpressedOffice. This latest effort still falls short of what is needed, said Tom Nicke
HHS proposals to whittle down backlog of Medicare appeals leave critics unimpressed
MedCity News / Posted 29 days ago
Office. This latest effort still falls short of what is needed, said Tom Nickels, executive vice president at the American Hospital Association. “We are deeply disappointed that HHS has not made more progress in addressing the delays... Read more
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Boston Globe
How the Dollars for Docs hospital data was compiledincluding address and ownership, we relied on Medicare’s Provider of Services f
How the Dollars for Docs hospital data was compiled
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
including address and ownership, we relied on Medicare’s Provider of Services file from 2014, as well as data from the American Hospital Association Annual Survey. Our analysis included 4,815 hospitals. Of those, 2241 are included in our tool... Read more
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The Hill
Don’t believe the critics, Aetna-Humana merger a good deal for consumersThey are trade organizations whose primary function is to protect the interests
Don’t believe the critics, Aetna-Humana merger a good deal for consumers
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
They are trade organizations whose primary function is to protect the interests of their member hospitals. In fact, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has mounted continuous opposition to the deal. This is itself a good indication that the... Read more
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The Daily Record
John Dejter and Mike Murphy | Willow ConstructionDejter and Mike Murphy of Easton-based Willow Construction LLC have earned a he
John Dejter and Mike Murphy | Willow Construction
The Daily Record / Posted a month ago
Dejter and Mike Murphy of Easton-based Willow Construction LLC have earned a health care construction certificate from the American Hospital Association Certification Center. Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Freeman's CEO Baker receiving state, national recognition JOPLIN – The American Hospital Association (AHA), in partnership with Missour
Freeman's CEO Baker receiving state, national recognition
The Neosho Daily News / Posted a month ago
JOPLIN – The American Hospital Association (AHA), in partnership with Missouri Hospital Association (MHA), announced Paula F. Baker, Freeman Health System President and Chief Executive... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Big push to enroll young people in health insurancewere younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the go
Big push to enroll young people in health insurance
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
were younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the government’s plan include partnering with the American Hospital Association on a media toolkit hospitals can use to teach young people about insurance and enrollment, and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Big push to enroll young people in health insurancewere younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the go
Big push to enroll young people in health insurance
Greenwich Time / Posted 1 months ago
were younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the government’s plan include partnering with the American Hospital Association on a media toolkit hospitals can use to teach young people about insurance and enrollment, and... Read more
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The News-Times
Big push to enroll young people in health insurancewere younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the go
Big push to enroll young people in health insurance
The News-Times / Posted 1 months ago
were younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the government’s plan include partnering with the American Hospital Association on a media toolkit hospitals can use to teach young people about insurance and enrollment, and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Big push to enroll young people in health insurancewere younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the go
Big push to enroll young people in health insurance
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
were younger adults — to offering those Lyft discounts. Other facets of the government’s plan include partnering with the American Hospital Association on a media toolkit hospitals can use to teach young people about insurance and enrollment, and... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president fo
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 1 months ago
“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president for quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association. On one hand, “they’re getting this signal [from the CDC] to not prescribe opioids. And on the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president fo
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president for quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association. On one hand, “they’re getting this signal [from the CDC] to not prescribe opioids. And on the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president fo
Doctors wrestle with mixed messages when deciding whether to prescribe painkillers
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
“feel like they’re getting mixed signals,” said Nancy Foster, vice president for quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association. On one hand, “they’re getting this signal [from the CDC] to not prescribe opioids. And on the... Read more
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