Following the conviction of former nurse RaDonda Vaught, who was found guilty of two felonies after a 2017 medical error resulted in the death of a patient, two hospital CEOs in Becker's Hospital Review have voiced their support for staff who are "deeply troubled" by the conviction.
Overall deaths rose to a record high in 2021, according to CDC. And while the trend can largely be attributed to Covid-19, there are several additional factors that led to the increase, Mike Stobbe reports for the Associated Press.
As a youth mental health crisis grows in the United States, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released new draft guidance recommending all children ages 8 to 18 be screened for anxiety. Advisory Board's Rachel Zuckerman explains why an equitable mental health screening system is necessary–and how school partnerships can help bridge critical gaps.
As China struggles with its biggest Covid-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic, cities around the country, including Shanghai, have entered restrictive lockdowns—and experts warn that these lockdowns could have detrimental effects on the global supply chain and trade.
The White House Correspondents Association will require those attending its annual dinner to be provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Florida, and Texas.
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