Articles by: Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Joins Statement in Support of Mandated Vaccines

July 29, 2021

AARC Joins Statement in Support of Mandated Vaccines

With President Tooley’s outreach to the Board of Directors for approval, we have asked that AARC be added to the list of co-signers

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Wants Feds to Revise RT Qualification Standards

June 23, 2021

AARC Wants Feds to Revise RT Qualification Standards

One member brought to the advocacy team's attention that some qualification standards are capped for civilian RTs.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Report Highlights Tobacco Industry’s Predatory Marketing Techniques to Women

June 2, 2021

Report Highlights Tobacco Industry’s Predatory Marketing Techniques to Women

A report was recently made public highlighting the tobacco industry's predatory techniques, specifically towards women.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Oxygen Canisters – Should You be Concerned?

May 27, 2021

Oxygen Canisters – Should You be Concerned?

Have you been in a Walmart or CVS recently, and noticed small oxygen canisters for sale? These have become a popular item during the pandemic

 Anne Marie Hummel

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act has been Reintroduced!

May 19, 2021

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act has been Reintroduced!

The Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act was reintroduced in the 117th Congress yesterday afternoon, May 18, in both the House and Senate.

 Anne Marie Hummel

New Treatments Provide Hope for Respiratory Patients

May 19, 2021

New Treatments Provide Hope for Respiratory Patients

New highly anticipated treatments are in the pipeline for respiratory patients and could soon be up for approval before the FDA.

 Anne Marie Hummel

CMS Proposes Quality Measures for Health Care Worker Vaccinations

May 13, 2021

CMS Proposes Quality Measures for Health Care Worker Vaccinations

CMS has recently issued proposed rules impacting a variety of facilities that could affect respiratory therapists.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Proposal to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes Sought by Biden Administration

April 29, 2021

Proposal to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes Sought by Biden Administration

The Biden Administration and the FDA plan to announce a bill to ban menthol in cigarettes. The ban also includes other flavors.

 Anne Marie Hummel

RTs Get Well Deserved Recognition

April 22, 2021

RTs Get Well Deserved Recognition

RTs have received recognition in a recent newsletter written by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Advocacy Blast Off to Great Start

April 22, 2021

Advocacy Blast Off to Great Start

The 2021 Advocacy Campaign is off to a great start with 20,000 messages sent to congress in the first few days of the campaign.

 Anne Marie Hummel

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