The Leapfrog Group on Tuesday released its spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, giving roughly one-third of hospitals an "A" for their ability to shield patients from preventable errors, accidents, injuries, and infections.
Pfizer's antiviral drug Paxlovid is currently used to prevent severe illness from Covid-19, but a few early reports suggest it may also help improve long Covid symptoms. However, researchers caution that more rigorous studies, particularly clinical trials, are needed to determine the drug's effectiveness on the chronic condition.
Advisory Board has been tracking site-of-care shifts in the health care industry for many years, but it's important to remember those changes aren't just happening in the United States, but worldwide. Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods sat down with Advisory Board's Colin Gelbaugh and Paul Trigonoplos to talk about how site-of-care shift trends are changing worldwide and why those shifts are happening.
The American Hospital Association and American Medical Association, along with 14 other health care organizations, wrote a letter urging HHS to extend the Covid-19 public health emergency, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia and New York.
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