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March 9, 2020

Weekly review: Overworked and ready to quit? First, ask these 6 questions.

Daily Briefing

    Some coronavirus patients don't show symptoms. Here's why that's a problem. (Monday, March 2)
    Some individuals infected with the new coronavirus have no symptoms, but they can still transmit the virus—a phenomenon that presents a new obstacle to researchers that are trying to curb transmission of the virus.

    Is the new coronavirus deadlier than the flu? (Tuesday, March 3)
    Mounting concerns about the novel coronavirus have some asking: Which is worse, the flu or the coronavirus?

    Overworked and ready to quit? First, ask these 6 questions. (Wednesday, March 4)
    If you feel overworked, the problem might not be your job or the people you work with, but rather "whether the work on your plate is the right work for you," Sabina Nawaz, a global CEO coach, writes in Harvard Business Review.

    Map: How ready is your state to cope with a COVID-19 outbreak? (Thursday, March 5)
    By now, nearly every U.S. hospital and health system is knee-deep in preparing for a potential COVID-19 outbreak in their communities. But while most organizations' leaders know what their facilities can handle, what happens if your hospital is at capacity—can your peer organizations pick up the slack? To get a handle on this problem, Advisory Board's Christopher Kerns looked at current occupancy rates across the United States.

    'Is primary care as we know it dead?' The question that stopped me in my tracks.
    In this edition of "Field Report," Advisory Board's Rachel Woods recalls a question that stopped her in her tracks. To answer the question, Woods explores the future of primary care—and why medical groups and health systems should break the one-size-fits-all primary care model.

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