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October 19, 2023

Celebrating National Healthcare Quality Week

Healthcare Quality Week, brought to you by the National Association for Healthcare Quality, is a dedicated time to celebrate and raise awareness of the positive impact those working in health care quality and safety have in their organizations and communities. This year’s Healthcare Quality Week is scheduled for October 15, 2023, to October 21, 2023.

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.

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