Articles by: 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

President Biden Adds RTs to Administer Vaccines

March 15, 2021

President Biden Adds RTs to Administer Vaccines

AARC is proud to announce that RTs are now approved to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, helping to spread awareness of RTs.

 Anne Marie Hummel

The VA Raises the Bar for Respiratory Therapists

March 15, 2021

The VA Raises the Bar for Respiratory Therapists

The VA raises standards and expectations for respiratory therapists. Read what exactly has changed and how it impacts you.

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

February 11, 2021

AARC Reaches out to Congressional Telehealth Workgroup

AARC reaches back out to the telehealth workgroup to help insure RTs are included in the CONNECT act when it is reintroduced.

 Anne Marie Hummel

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

February 3, 2021

Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity

The AARC has recently joined over 100 organizations to support the COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project.

 Anne Marie Hummel

AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

January 27, 2021

AARC Members Advocate for RT Role in Vaccine Administration

The AARC discusses their approval and advocacy for respiratory therapist to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

 Anne Marie Hummel

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