The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Veterinary Services Laboratories in a statement said it decided to test the dog for the new coronavirus after the animal showed "signs of respiratory illness," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, New York, and Washington.
CDC has long been considered a world leader in public health, but a series of early missteps, compounded by outdated technology and a culture of caution, "undermined America's response" to the new coronavirus epidemic, Eric Lipton and colleagues report for the New York Times.
The anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine did not prevent people who were exposed to the new coronavirus from becoming infected, according to new data from the first randomized controlled clinical trial examining whether the treatment could protect people from contracting the pathogen—but one expert has cautioned that the findings "are more provocative than definitive."
Quality, safety, and patient experience are three of the key performance indicators underpinning every organization's strategic agenda. But Advisory Board's Daniel Kuzmanovich writes that some performance indicators are likely to change as health care organizations adjust to a post-Covid world.
On the Radio Advisory podcast, host Rachel Woods spoke with Micha'le Simmons, research lead with Advisory Board's HR Advancement Center and leader of the firm's People of Color Affinity Group, and Darby Sullivan, a consultant with Advisory Board's Health Care Advisory Board who focuses on health equity, about how health care executives can help address systemic racism not only in their communities, but in their own organizations as well.
Anxiety, disrupted schedules, and lifestyle changes driven by the new coronavirus pandemic have caused many people to experience sleep issues, research shows—but experts say there are a number of strategies you can employ to recapture a good night's rest.