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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

What is Juvenile Arthritis? "Juvenile arthritis (JA) is not a disease in itself. Also known as pediatric rheumatic disease, JA is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric rheumatic diseases that can develop in children under the age of 16. Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the [...]

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month2018-07-09T09:02:15-04:00

CMS Takes Action to Modernize Medicare Home Health

CMS Action for Home Health Agencies Puts Value Over Volume and Advances MyHealthEData Initiative WASHINGTON DC – Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed significant changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System to strengthen and modernize Medicare, drive value, and focus on individual patient needs rather than volume of care. Specifically, [...]

CMS Takes Action to Modernize Medicare Home Health2018-07-09T08:53:09-04:00

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

HHS Community Health Observances, News and Updates Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The good news? If everyone age [...]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month2018-03-16T14:45:44-04:00

Preventing Parking Lot Tragedies Involving Older Drivers

Keeping Us Safe has a great article on preventing parking lot accidents with older drivers. "Parking lot crashes involving older drivers can be caused by any number of contributing factor(s), including but not limited to driver inattention, distractions from either inside or outside of the vehicle, declining muscle mass, medication issues, pedal misapplication and mental [...]

Preventing Parking Lot Tragedies Involving Older Drivers2017-12-08T12:10:04-05:00

Wheat Ridge Ministries – Start Smart Webinar – Volunteer Engagement

Volunteer Engagement: Recruiting, Rewarding, and Retaining Volunteers, July 12, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT Whether you’re a seasoned volunteer coordinator or you’re just starting out in volunteer engagement, this workshop will provide useful techniques and practical examples that you can put into action! In this webinar, you’ll learn best practices for: • Volunteer recruitment [...]

Wheat Ridge Ministries – Start Smart Webinar – Volunteer Engagement2017-07-10T08:50:10-04:00

FEMA: Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship

If your faith community is interested in safety and emergency plans, check out this great resource from FEMA... Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship Visit our Tools Page for additional resources heplful for health ministry!

FEMA: Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship2017-06-15T11:43:28-04:00

ANCC: Attention Disaster Healthcare Professionals…New Certification

Are you passionate about saving lives? Do you want to get involved, engaged, and network with your peers and other professionals to maximize healthcare outcomes during a disaster? If so, you now have a new tool that will help you achieve all of those goals.   Introducing the first interprofessional certification designed especially for you! [...]

ANCC: Attention Disaster Healthcare Professionals…New Certification2017-06-02T07:37:30-04:00

CMS: Center for Program Integrity – Combating the Opioid Epidemic Webinar

Join the Center for Program Integrity on May 11, 2017, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT, where they will discuss CMS’ approach to combating the opioid epidemic, including priority areas which aim to: Implement more effective strategies to reduce the risk of opioid use disorders, overdoses, inappropriate prescribing, and drug diversion Expand the use and distribution of [...]

CMS: Center for Program Integrity – Combating the Opioid Epidemic Webinar2017-05-08T07:34:25-04:00

HHS Office on Women’s Health Monthly Digest – Sign Up Today

HHS Office on Women’s Health now has a monthly digest. It tracks funding opportunities, news, announcements, opportunities for continued professional development, and more. They invite you to sign up for this once monthly announcement HERE. Join them and a network of health professionals devoted to providing the best health for women and girls. Invite your [...]

HHS Office on Women’s Health Monthly Digest – Sign Up Today2017-04-17T09:42:56-04:00
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