The risk of contracting Covid-19 from contaminated surfaces or objects in non-hospital indoor settings, including homes and schools, is very low—and using soap or detergent, rather than disinfectant, is sufficient to reduce risk in most cases, according to updated guidance from CDC.
After breathing through a tracheal tube for years, Sonia Sein, a 56-year-old woman, was considering ending her life. But after reaching out to a doctor at Mount Sinai, she underwent a groundbreaking surgery to become the first person to directly—and successfully—receive a donor trachea.
Covid-19 has rewritten the job description for existing CMOs and sent companies "far outside of health care…scrambling to hire CMOs for the first time"—and this "shakeup" seems to be "more than just a passing fad." Writing for STAT News, Salesforce CMO Ashwini Zenooz provides insight into what the CMO role will look like as we emerge from the pandemic.
Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Derek Haas and Jamie Chang outline the six steps CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center took to succeed in CMS' Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model.
President Biden on Tuesday said all American adults will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines by April 19, but demand is expected to dramatically outstrip supply—with one expert comparing the rush to trying to score Elvis Presley tickets. So when will most Americans actually be able to get vaccinated?
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) on Monday tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently experiencing "mild symptoms," according to a statement from his office, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arkansas, Kentucky, and Montana.
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