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News - Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

April 11, 2022

The U.S. Ukraine Foundation is a 30-year-old organization that supports the people of Ukraine in their quest for freedom, democracy, a free-market economy, and human rights. The U.S. Ukraine Foundation has established a fund to provide financial support for humanitarian efforts, including covering the costs of sending medical supplies to Ukraine. The fund also supports refugees through the Kyiv Rotary Refugee Initiative.

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News - Callahan Cancer Center earns national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Callahan Cancer Center earns national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

April 11, 2022

North Platte - The Callahan Cancer Center at Great Plains Health has once again earned a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. The Callahan Cancer Center has maintained this accreditation since 1995.

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News - Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from Ransomware Attack with UVM Health

Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned from Ransomware Attack with UVM Health

April 11, 2022

In this special Cybersecurity podcast we have the opportunity to talk to leaders of an AHA member hospital who was a victim of a major ransomware attack in the Fall of 2020. Dr.

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News - AHA launches health equity roadmap

AHA launches health equity roadmap

April 4, 2022

The American Hospital Association Board of Trustees voted earlier this year to update its vision and mission statements to reflect the importance of equity more directly in advancing the health of people and communities.

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News - Becerra: HHS wants to get 'money's worth' on Medicare Advantage, will look into coding practices

Becerra: HHS wants to get 'money's worth' on Medicare Advantage, will look into coding practices

April 4, 2022

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said the agency is looking into the drivers of overpayments to some Medicare Advantage plans but didn't detail what reforms could be in the offing.

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News - Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

April 4, 2022

The U.S. Ukraine Foundation is a 30-year-old organization that supports the people of Ukraine in their quest for freedom, democracy, a free-market economy, and human rights. The U.S. Ukraine Foundation has established a fund to provide financial support for humanitarian efforts, including covering the costs of sending medical supplies to Ukraine. The fund also supports refugees through the Kyiv Rotary Refugee Initiative.

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News - Negative effects of rural hospital closings go beyond health, study finds

Negative effects of rural hospital closings go beyond health, study finds

March 28, 2022

Rural hospitals have struggled financially for years, prompting the closure of 101 such facilities from January 2013 through February 2020 alone, according to one federal government report. The result is longer travel times for local residents to access common medical services and a decline in the number of healthcare professionals in those counties.

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News - Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

Donations to assist Ukraine and its refugees

March 17, 2022

The U.S. Ukraine Foundation is a 30-year-old organization that supports the people of Ukraine in their quest for freedom, democracy, a free-market economy, and human rights. The U.S. Ukraine Foundation has established a fund to provide financial support for humanitarian efforts, including covering the costs of sending medical supplies to Ukraine. The fund also supports refugees through the Kyiv Rotary Refugee Initiative.

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News - President announces strategy to strengthen mental health care system

President announces strategy to strengthen mental health care system

March 7, 2022

Our country faces an unprecedented mental health crisis among people of all ages. Two out of five adults report symptoms of anxiety or depression. And, Black and Brown communities are disproportionately undertreated – even as their burden of mental illness has continued to rise. Even before the pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety were inching higher. But the grief, trauma, and physical isolation of the last two years have driven Americans to a breaking point.

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News - Loss of rural health creating care deserts

Loss of rural health creating care deserts

March 7, 2022

A rural health care advisory and analytics provider has found nearly half of rural hospitals have refrained from admissions because of nursing shortages this past year. Additionally, more than a quarter of rural hospitals have ceased offering some services due to staffing challenges.

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