The Biden administration last week introduced a new "Test to Treat" initiative that would allow individuals who test positive for Covid-19 at pharmacies to receive antiviral pills free of charge. And while some praise the program for expanding quick access to potentially life-saving drugs, industry groups are voicing concerns. Advisory Board's Regina Lohr dives into the power of a one-stop-shop, with a key focus on addressing access gaps.
David Bennett Sr., a 57-year-old man who received the world's first transplant of a genetically modified pig heart in January, died on Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center—however doctors say it's unclear whether the man's body rejected the transplanted heart.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday started conducting follow-up inspections for health care facilities that previously violated Covid-19 safety requirements, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Texas.
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