As COVID-19 cases surge not just in our region but throughout the state, a longstanding issue is wreaking havoc on the health care system.
What a difference a year makes. Last year around this time, a massive vaccination effort began as COVID-19 shots began rolling out to sites around the country — and it hasn’t really stopped. Although many had been hopeful that the vaccines could help us put the pandemic behind us once and for all, that reality […]
Thank you to all who attended the HASD&IC annual meeting on Nov. 15-18. It was a chance to gather — albeit virtually — to hear about the issues important to hospitals and our members.
Next week, many of us will gather with our families and friends and pause to reflect on all that we are thankful for. For some it might be the food and drink, for some it might be a new member of the family, and for still others it might just be the simple act of […]
HASD&IC’s Annual Meeting, which will be held virtually Nov. 15-18, is fast approaching. If you haven’t done so already, I encourage you to register now.
Although we haven’t been able to gather in person since 2019, HASD&IC is happy to announce that we will once again host our annual meeting — albeit virtually — next month.
With COVID-19 cases now trending in the right direction, it’s certainly welcome news and should help ease the strain that your health care workers have been facing since the start of the pandemic. This is due in large part to the vaccine, which has kept the virus at bay and patients out of the hospital.
September is Hunger Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raise awareness — not just locally, but across the U.S. — of individuals and families who face food insecurity, and the impact hunger has on overall health and well-being.
With last week’s full approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 16 and over, there is great hope that it will help those who remain unvaccinated to get off the fence. And approval couldn’t have come soon enough, as hospitalizations continue to increase.
The start of the new school year typically brings with it a certain amount of trepidation for students, parents, and teachers alike. This year, that trepidation is only enhanced by COVID-19.
Dimitrios Alexiou, FACHEPresident & CEO