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Public Health and Nutrition
PUBLIC HEALTH AND NUTRITION
February 24-25, 2020
Public Health 2020 will provide a wonderful forum for you to refresh your knowledge base and explore the innovations in public health and nutrition. The Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing you with the opportunity to meet and interact with the leading scient...

Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases
TROPICAL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
February 24-25, 2020
This conference is going to provide information that will be helpful for specialists next to each other regarding numerous infections and related problems occur in Tropical Countries, then finding solutions and conclusions regarding disease prevention and treatment of various infectious diseases maj...

American Hospital Association

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The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members come together to form the AHA. Through our representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that members' perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national health policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters. Our advocacy efforts include the legislative and executive branches and include the legislative and regulatory arenas.
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Behavioral health disorders affect millions of Americans. The 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health highlighted that over 47 million adults are diagnosed with at least one mental illness and 20 million adults with a substance use disorder. These behavioral health disorders are often associated with physical co-morbidities such as diabetes and heart disease, according to the American Hospital Association. The breadth of these disorders is not indicative of treatment availability, though. Pa...

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Artificial intelligence (AI)  has the potential to prevent disease, detect any changes in patients’ medical conditions, diagnose patients faster, and individualize treatment plans to patients. But healthcare organizations need to have an infrastructure strategy in place to develop an effective clinical artificial intelligence program, according to a recent American Hospital Association (AHA) report. In order to successfully implement the technology into health systems, organizations m...

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To accelerate the adoption and use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, health systems will need to secure patient and provider support of the technology, develop strong data governance strategies, and invest in innovative tools, the American Hospital Association (AHA) said in a recent report. AI has the potential to improve every step of the care delivery process, from prevention and detection to diagnosis and treatment, AHA noted. Providers can use the technology for clinical decision sup...

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Two new books expose the health dangers posed by the import of pharmaceuticals from the Peoples Republic of China. The dependence of Americas medical system on products of questionable quality does not just endanger patients today, but risks long-term problems as the push for Medicare for All or some similar national health insurance scheme grows in popularity....
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Issues such as the opioid epidemic and an increased suicide rate in the U.S. are increasing demand for behavioral health care services even as challenges such as workforce shortages and payment policies are restricting patient access.But policy changes such as improved reimbursement could help the nation's hospitals better address those access issues, according to a new analysis from the American Hospital Association.While nearly one in five Americans is affected by a behavioral health disor...

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The american hospital association is urging the department of justice to fully investigate centene corporation's planned $17.3 billion acquisition of rival insurer wellcare health plans.should the deal announced in late march be finalized, it would create one of the largest sponsors of government plans across the three main markets  medicare, medicaid and the affordable care act exchanges....

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Trump Administration is eyeing the concept of creating post-acute care bundles, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' innovation arm told an audience at the American Hospital Association conference on Monday. "Now is the time to bring us ideas there. We're really in listening mode," said Adam Boehler, director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). "I think there's been a lot of intrigue and interes...
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Hospitals, physicians and insurer groups are united in wanting to preserve the Affordable Care Act and have defended it in briefs filed with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association and America's Health Insurance Plans are among groups that are fighting a lower court ruling in Texas that struck down the law. On the other side is the Department of Justice, which last month reversed an earlier opinion and sided with the Texas judge...
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Healthcare groups, including the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), are calling for major changes to how the federal hospital rating website Hospital Compare calculates its comparisons for consumers. And until it does, those groups say, the site ought to be taken down. Their calls come in response to a request last month from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to give feedback on ways to improve how it conducts ratings on th...
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The proposed Medicare-X Choice Act could cost hospitals $800 billion over 10 years and significantly disrupt the health insurance exchanges, according to a study done on behalf of the American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals. The Medicare-X Choice Act would build on the Medicare framework to establish a public insurance plan offered on the individual and small business health exchanges, allowing consumers to choose an existing private insurance or a government-run h...
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EVENTS

Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases
TROPICAL MEDICINE AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
February 24-25, 2020
This conference is going to provide information that will be helpful for specialists next to each other regarding numerous infections and related problems occur in Tropical Countries, then finding solutions and conclusions regarding disease prevention and treatment of various infectious diseases maj...

Public Health and Nutrition
PUBLIC HEALTH AND NUTRITION
February 24-25, 2020
Public Health 2020 will provide a wonderful forum for you to refresh your knowledge base and explore the innovations in public health and nutrition. The Conference will strive to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing you with the opportunity to meet and interact with the leading scient...