Map: America's 43,000+ coronavirus cases

World Health Organization officials on Tuesday warned that the United States is emerging as a new epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, as the number of COVID-19 cases in the country reached 43,499. See the states with the most cases on our interactive map.

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3 ways to shut down the COVID-19 rumor mill

Chances are you've got plenty of rumors about COVID-19 circulating at your organization, fueling staff uncertainty and anxiety. Here are three ways you can quickly surface and dispel misinformation, according to Advisory Board's Lauren Rewers and Taylor Hurst.

The 'double whammy' that's keeping Americans from coronavirus tests

As COVID-19 continues to infect a growing swath of the U.S. population, Americans face a new barrier to getting tested for the new coronavirus. Advisory Board's Laura Wilson explains the supply shortage "double whammy" that is stymying efforts to increase testing access.

Our take: Moody's downgrades nonprofit hospitals' financial outlook to negative

Moody's Investors Service in a report released last week downgraded the financial outlook for nonprofit hospitals from stable to negative, mostly due to the new coronavirus' projected financial strain on hospitals. Advisory Board's Christopher Kerns explains why the outlook is so uncertain.

Around the nation: Nevada launches online dashboard with COVID-19 data

The dashboard, developed by the state's Department of Health and Human Services Office of Analytics, features a searchable database with information on the number of COVID-19 diagnostic tests performed, test results, demographics of patients with confirmed cases of the disease, and more, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Colorado, Michigan, and Nevada.

Our take: Get ready for the COVID-19 staffing crisis

Hundreds of U.S. health care workers have been sent home from work due to potential exposure to the new coronavirus and dozens of others have gotten sick with COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. Advisory Board's Lauren Rewers shares two principles all clinical leaders should keep in mind while developing their COVID-19 staffing strategy.

One hospitalized millennial warns: 'Take COVID-19 seriously'

Millennials make up a sizeable share of COVID-19 patients in the United States, and the prevalence of chronic health conditions among this generation makes them more susceptible to the new coronavirus than some might think.

The 2019-2020 flu season, charted

Between 38 million and 54 million people have been stricken with the flu as of March 14, according to the latest CDC data.