The Johns Hopkins Go Team, a team of clinicians formed 10 years ago to respond to natural disasters, has conducted almost 700 tests for Covid-19 at five homeless shelters hit by the disease, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee.
In recent weeks, the federal government has dispersed hundreds of billions of dollars to help hospitals and health systems cope with the new coronavirus—but some providers have struggled to understand the complicated rules governing the spending programs, while others who have accepted funding have become the targets of controversy.
Nationwide, cities and states are starting to lift stay-at-home orders put in place to stop the spread of Covid-19. Writing for the New Yorker, Atul Gawande outlines the five strategies his hospital, Mass General Brigham and Women's Hospital, has employed to limit transmission of the disease that the public could reasonably adopt.
Most physician specialties saw compensation increases between 2018 and 2019, according to a recent report from the Medical Group Management Association. See the top five highest-paid physician specialties in 2019.
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