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October 17, 2023

Pa. Hospitals Generate Billions in Community, Economic Benefits

Pennsylvania hospitals invested $9 billion in strengthening the health of their communities while supporting 1 in 10 jobs statewide and one-fifth of the commonwealth’s gross domestic product, an analysis released today by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) found.

October 13, 2023

October is Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is an international awareness-building campaign to commemorate the progress that has been made toward making patient-centered care a reality and to build momentum for further progress. It is a time to raise awareness about the importance of providing care that is respectful of, and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values.

October 13, 2023

A Look at 2024 Medicare Premiums

Monthly Medicare premiums for physician and outpatient care will rise about 6 percent for 2024, CMS announced this week.

October 12, 2023

A New Type of Heart Disease

The American Heart Association this week sent a national alert identifying a new condition that connects obesity, Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease.

October 09, 2023

DEA Extends Telehealth Prescribing through 2024

For the second time, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has extended the COVID-19 flexibilities that have allowed clinicians to virtually prescribe certain medications through 2024.

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