January 15 2016|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: American Hospital Association, Evidence Based Practice, Research
The American Hospitals Association (AHA) and other national and state hospital and nurse professional associations this week urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to overturn a 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board that directly threatens the confidentiality of the hospital peer review process.
January 15 2016|Publication: eNews Update|Related Topics: American Hospital Association, Evidence Based Practice
Leaders of five major organizations expressed their support this week for the Institute of Medicine’s Vital Signs report that identifies 15 core measures for assessing the nation’s health in an effort to focus in on the most important metrics for evaluating health and health care.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy this week held a regional forum in Oklahoma on evidence-based initiatives to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse and heroin use.