The nomination comes after President Trump recently criticized Christi Grimm, HHS' current acting inspector general, over a recent report that found hospitals did not have sufficient personal protective equipment and testing to address the United States' new coronavirus epidemic, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, New York, and Texas.
Many states have begun relaxing social distancing measures without first meeting metrics proposed by the White House to help protect Americans' safety—and CDC and public health experts are now projecting the country will see drastically more cases of Covid-19 and deaths tied to the new coronavirus than they had been a few weeks ago.
CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has found many imported N95 masks fall short of U.S. quality standards, Austen Hufford and Mark Maremont report for the Wall Street Journal. But Advisory Board's Colleen Keenan and Brandi Greenberg share a solution to the PPE shortage that doesn't sacrifice quality and safety.
Advisory Board experts have been listening to podcasts for a long time. But with the launch of our own podcast, Radio Advisory, this past month, our podcast team has been thinking even more about what makes a show or episode compelling, entertaining, and informative. The team rounds up 10 podcasts they have on play while social distancing at home.