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Achieving Milestones in Tackling the Rates of Cancer Deaths

  • 04 / 17 / 2019

Recently, the US cancer rate hit an important milestone – death rates resulting from cancer have been on the decline for at least 25 years. According to the American Cancer Society, as of 2016, the cancer death rate had fallen 27 percent since 1991, translating into more than 2.6 million deaths avoided during this time period. Screening and early detection, as well as better treatment and lower smoking rates are all important factors contributing to this decline.
 

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Overturning the Affordable Care Act Would Jeopardize Health Coverage for Delawareans

  • 04 / 05 / 2019

Recent events have thrown the future of the 2010 health care law, known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in limbo. This threatens health coverage for millions of Americans, including thousands of Delawareans. 

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DHA Raises Concerns with Medical Marijuana Proposed Regulations

  • 03 / 08 / 2019

DHA submitted comments on March 8th to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Division of Public Health (DPH) expressing concerns with their proposed revisions to the Delaware Medical Marijuana Code. 

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DHA Highlights Hospital Commitment to Value  

  • 03 / 05 / 2019

DHA sent a letter today to Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, the General Assembly, and other key stakeholders highlighting the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) report on hospitals’ efforts to address affordability and value, entitled The Value Initiative.

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