Check out the Capitol Hill Update for the latest legislative and regulatory news and activities in Washington, DC. The weekly update includes an overview of current activities on Capitol Hill that are of interest to the nursing and kidney care communities, including the Congressional schedule, legislative and regulatory updates, events, articles of interest, etc.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting comments on the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030. You are invited to review and comment on the proposed objectives, and to propose additional objectives for consideration. Comments must be submitted by January 17, 2019.
Looking for organ donation and transplantation statistics? Visit the Organ Donor Dashboard now available on the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) website. View data in charts or a grid, or get a national geographic summary by calendar year, data set, or specific organ.
Go to Organ Donor Dashboard
December 2-8, 2018, is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). Established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2015, the week highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. The Public Health Foundation will host a webinar, #HowIRecommend Flu Vaccine: How to Make Recommendations that Matter to Patients, on December 5 (1:00 pm EST).
The Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety Initiative will offer an educational webinar entitled Targeting Zero Infections: Hepatitis C Detection, Prevention, and Treatment on December 6, 2018 (12:00 noon EST). This complimentary webinar will review the critical role dialysis professionals play in preventing infections and diagnosing infections when they occur.