Nurses are the most honest and ethical profession, according to a recent Gallup poll, marking the 20th year in a row the profession has topped the list. But the poll also shows that, while medical professionals saw a bump in trust at the start of the pandemic, that trust is waning—and has some stark partisan splits.
New guidance released last week now requires private health insurers to cover the costs of up to eight at-home Covid-19 tests per person per month. But some insurers have criticized the mandate's implementation timeline, saying it will likely take weeks to establish a system to manage the new requirement.
After the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that CMS could require most health care workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, many health systems have started implementing vaccine mandates—but some now find themselves torn between conflicting state and federal rules.
As Covid-19 cases surpass record levels in the United States due to the omicron variant, health officials are saying most Americans will likely catch the virus, but experts say that doesn't mean people should try to catch it intentionally.
As the omicron variant continues to surge, many people are once again struggling to find more protective masks, such as N95s, KN95s, and KF94s—but it can be hard to discern which masks are real and which are counterfeit. To help, experts share 12 steps you can take to determine whether a mask is real or fake.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on Thursday voted 13-8 to advance Robert Califf's nomination as FDA commissioner, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, New York, and Virginia.