At least 180 retired health care workers applied to have their licenses temporarily restored within 24 hours of a request from Illinois Gov. J.B. Prtizker, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California and Illinois.
While some patients can reschedule their medical appointments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, pregnant women have little flexibility—so to keep patients safe and avoid spreading the virus, OB-GYNs have had to rethink some conventions around pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care.
The United States saw a record number of unemployment claims last week, indicating that millions of Americans could be at risk of losing their employer-sponsored health coverage during the new coronavirus epidemic.
Nancy Wexler has spent her life studying Huntington's disease—the disease that killed her mother, her uncles, and her grandfather. Now, Wexler for the first time has revealed that she, too, has the disease, Denise Grady reports for the New York Times.
In many organizations right now, emotions are heightened and circumstances stressful—and many health care leaders are acutely feeling the burden of leading through turbulence. Advisory Board's Craig Pirner shares three things leaders can do to meet the moment.
President Trump on Friday signed into law a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill that provides more than $150 billion to help hospitals and medical workers respond to the United States' coronavirus epidemic, and his administration on Sunday called on hospitals to report additional information about the epidemic daily.