CDC's website previously featured guidance that included dosage and duration information for providers looking to prescribe hydroxychloroquine as an off-label treatment for Covid-19, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, Georgia, and Indiana.
As the number of U.S. cases of Covid-19 surpassed 400,000, CMS and CDC released new guidance intended to prevent the virus' spread and ensure critical health workers who are exposed to the virus can return to work more quickly.
News headlines in recent weeks have been filled with stories about the global ventilator shortage, but caring for ventilated patients also requires a complex cocktail of medications—and many of those drugs are now facing their own shortages. Advisory Board's Regina Lohr explains the strategies pharmacists use to help you address drug shortages.
The federal government is warning Americans to be on the lookout for scammers peddling fake coronavirus cures and testing, price gougers, and hackers looking to intercept Americans' coronavirus stimulus payments.
The ventilator shortage is forcing clinicians to have difficult conversations around which patients will receive support from a limited number of ventilators. If your hospital has yet to refresh its resource allocation plan, Advisory Board's Alice Thornton Bell and Rebecca Soistmann offer four steps to get you started.
WellSpan Health President and CEO Roxanna Gapstur, recently spoke with Advisory Board's Steven Berkow, to discuss how the eight-hospital integrated care system is amplifying its system-wide capabilities, and set up a centralized command structure to prepare for the projected surge in Covid-19 cases.
On Jan. 23, the city of Wuhan, China was locked down to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus. Now, more than 10 weeks later, the lockdown has been lifted—but life for Wuhan's residents hasn't returned to normal just yet.
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