Hospitals are looking to post-acute care providers to offload excess patient volumes ahead of an expected surge in Covid-19 patients. But Advisory Board's Carolyn Buys explains that post-acute providers face unique challenges—and highlights seven lessons UW Medicine learned when discharge planning.
Hospitals across the country are canceling elective surgeries to increase capacity for Covid-19 patients, leaving some patients concerned that their health conditions, if left unattended, could become "ticking time bomb[s]," The Atlantic reports.
National health care spending in the United States is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.4% from 2019 to 2028, outpacing the gross domestic product's average annual growth rate of 4.3%, according to preliminary projections from CMS' Office of the Actuary published last week in Health Affairs.
Singer-songwriter Lizzo is sending meals to health care providers on the frontlines of the new coronavirus epidemic, a newspaper delivery man adds groceries to his delivery list, and more.