IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|February 21, 2022



Brooks Jackson, University of Iowa Health Care VP, stepping down. Brooks Jackson, University of Iowa vice president for medical affairs and dean of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, is stepping down after four years of leading the university’s $1.2 billion health care operation.

CMS to host no surprises billing open door forum. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will provide information about No Surprises Act rules to health care providers and facilities in its next open door forum. CMS will discuss:

HHS releases guides to protect health sector from cyberthreats. Health care organizations need to be more diligent than ever to protect themselves and their patients from increasing cyber security threats.

Pfizer transitioning to new vaccine temperature monitoring device. Pfizer vaccine shippers are transitioning to an updated data logger from Controlant. Key improvements to the new device, called SAGA Logger, include:

CMS creates new codes for bebtelovimab. On Feb. 11, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients who:

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