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CDC: Serious reactions to Pfizer vaccine in children rare

CDC: Serious reactions to Pfizer vaccine in children rare tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 About 8.9 million children aged 12-17 have received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. Based on data from U.S. vaccine safety monitoring systems, mild local and systemic reactions are common in this age group after […]

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SAMHSA awards grants to expand Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

SAMHSA awards grants to expand Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration yesterday awarded $250 million in grants to expand access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. The grants include $115 million in COVID-19 relief funds, […]

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Case study: Innovation, partnerships increase children’s behavioral health care access

Case study: Innovation, partnerships increase children’s behavioral health care access tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 In response to a higher demand for children’s behavioral health care services and an alarming rise of youth suicides, Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children’s increased its commitment to provide integrated care for kids in crisis. Learn more in this case study how […]

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FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product

FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 The Food and Drug Administration this week approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product to treat diabetes. The product (Semglee) can be substituted for the previously approved biological insulin product Lantus to treat type 1 diabetes in children and type 1 or 2 diabetes […]

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CDC: 74% infected in Massachusetts COVID-19 outbreak were vaccinated

CDC: 74% infected in Massachusetts COVID-19 outbreak were vaccinated tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 Three-quarters of the 469 COVID-19 cases associated with summer events and large public gatherings this month in Barnstable County, Mass., were in people fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About […]

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Deadline to apply for 2022 Foster G. McGaw Prize extended

Deadline to apply for 2022 Foster G. McGaw Prize extended tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 Health care delivery organizations now have until Aug. 14 to apply for the 2022 Foster G. McGaw Prize, sponsored by AHA and Baxter International Foundation to recognize innovative collaborations that improve the health and well-being of communities. Hear from previous honorees […]

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Blog: AHA, SHSMD host webinar on vaccine hesitancy, how organizations can promote confidence

Blog: AHA, SHSMD host webinar on vaccine hesitancy, how organizations can promote confidence tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 Read a recap and insights from health care leaders during AHA’s July 15 webinar, “Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Your Community,” featuring messaging points tailored to specific communities and key lessons from a Kaiser Permanente study. Read more […]

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AHA, others urge Congress to improve children’s access to mental health care

AHA, others urge Congress to improve children’s access to mental health care tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 AHA today joined 27 other organizations that serve the mental, emotional and behavioral health of children in urging Congress to strengthen the pediatric mental health delivery system and infrastructure.     “The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s […]

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AHA, SHSMD Host Webinar Examining Vaccine Hesitancy, Strategies for Health Care Organizations

AHA, SHSMD Host Webinar Examining Vaccine Hesitancy, Strategies for Health Care Organizations Matthew Diener Jul 30, 2021 The American Hospital Association and its Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) July 15 hosted “Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Your Community,” a webinar centered on examining the root causes of vaccine hesitancy and how health […]

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Perspective: Keeping our Hospitals Healthy so They Can Keep Our Communities Safe

Perspective: Keeping our Hospitals Healthy so They Can Keep Our Communities Safe tjordan_drupal Jul 30, 2021 The COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund has been a lifeline for hospitals, health systems and health care providers, allowing them to continue to put the health and safety of patients and health care personnel first. In many cases, the funds […]

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