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12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases
12TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES
April 22-23, 2019
12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases" is organized by EuroSciCon and would be held during April 22-23, 2019 in Rome, Italy. Infectious Diseases-2019 conference is a leading forum for Virologists, Microbiologists, Bacteriologists, Public Health Professionals, Immunolog...

25th European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference
25TH EUROPEAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS CONFERENCE
April 22-23, 2019
Nutrition Conferences is glad to invite you at 25th International Conference on Nutrition and Dietetics at Rome, Italy on April 22-24, 2019.  The conference highlights the theme “Innovative strategies for improving health with best Nutrition”. Nutrition takes an initiative to provid...

American Hospital Association


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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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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The damage done to America's health by the opioid epidemic is well-recognized and enormous, with drug overdose death rates helping to drive down U.S. life expectancy in recent years. Yet as the problem has worsened, hospitals collectively have seen a loss of programs dealing with substance abuse. That's the finding of a new paper written by faculty in Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Health Sciences and Professions, and published in the journa...
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When Optum director of Advisory Services Iris P. Frye went to her first global HIMSS conference more than five years ago, what struck her was that out of the sheer volume of people attending, few were African-American. Nursing informatics expect Danielle Siarri said she felt the same way, year-after-year. “The first time I attended, I was basically shocked,” Siarri said. “I didn’t understand why I didn’t see professionals who looked like me. It didn’t sit righ...
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The American Hospital Association (AHA) has launched its second annual innovation challenge to find sustainable scalable IT solutions for eliminating the social determinants that bring a community’s health down. The challenge, as defined by AHA, is to focus on using technology “to influence positive cultural change and improve health outcomes, while increasing value and lowering costs.” Winners will be selected for how well they identify a defined target population, validate th...
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A multitude of challenges is threatening the stability of rural hospitals in America, a report from the American Hospital Association (AHA) found. Recruitment and retention of healthcare professionals is an ongoing challenge and expense, which is further complicated by geographic isolation. The report noted isolation could also be a barrier to professional development and continuing clinical education, and contributes to low availability of services, including primary care, behavioral health ser...
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While rural hospitals face unique challenges to delivering healthcare, a number of emerging issues—from the opioid epidemic and cybersecurity threats to high drug costs and workforce shortages—could exacerbate their financial instability, according to a new report. That report from the American Hospital Association, released in conjunction with its Rural Health Care Leadership Conference this week, warns that these challenges to rural hospitals could threaten the economies of communi...
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In JRR Tolkien’s classic Lord of the Rings, the battle in middle earth is about getting control of the “one ring that rules us all.” A constructive analogy in healthcare is the quest to find that one solution that unites different systems and enables a seamless flow of data.

Earlier this month, a collective of seven hospital groups, led by the American Hospital Association (AHA) published a state-of-the-union report on that most vexing of problems in healthcare i...

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EVENTS

25th European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference
25TH EUROPEAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS CONFERENCE
April 22-23, 2019
Nutrition Conferences is glad to invite you at 25th International Conference on Nutrition and Dietetics at Rome, Italy on April 22-24, 2019.  The conference highlights the theme “Innovative strategies for improving health with best Nutrition”. Nutrition takes an initiative to provid...

12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases
12TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES
April 22-23, 2019
12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases" is organized by EuroSciCon and would be held during April 22-23, 2019 in Rome, Italy. Infectious Diseases-2019 conference is a leading forum for Virologists, Microbiologists, Bacteriologists, Public Health Professionals, Immunolog...