The three largest hospitals in Cleveland—MetroHealth, University Hospitals, and the Cleveland Clinic—all have voiced support for legislation the Cleveland City Council passed on Wednesday that declared racism a public health crisis, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Ohio, Utah, and West Virginia.
The Trump administration on Tuesday released guidance outlining how providers in areas with no evidence of a resurgence in Covid-19 growth rates to resume scheduled care, even as a top federal health official separately cautioned that the new coronavirus pandemic "isn't over yet."
As the United States begins its phased reopening, some experts warn that the country is easing social distancing too quickly—and point to a more modest approach, known as "double-bubbling," that other countries have successfully deployed, Sigal Samuel reports for Vox's "Future Perfect."
A new employee's start with your company is a defining moment, and an opportunity to lay the groundwork for success. While the Covid-19 epidemic has made some parts of onboarding especially challenging, there's still plenty you can do to help employees get off to a great start.
One side effect of the new coronavirus epidemic has largely flown under the radar: the potential to exacerbate the nation's opioid crisis. Advisory Board's Colleen Keenan outlines three opioid-related implications that health system leaders should keep in mind when developing a comprehensive strategy to meet the needs of this patient population amid Covid-19.
As the demand for testing for the new coronavirus increases, companies are rolling out new at-home tests to detect both current infections and antibodies of the virus, but health experts are worried that a nationwide rollout of the new tests could be weakened by high costs, inaccuracies, and a lack of government surveillance.
Obesity has long been a public health problem in the United States that providers have struggled to address, but medical experts say the latest research suggests doctors need to adopt a new "multipronged strategy" to help patients lose weight, Laura Landro reports for the Wall Street Journal.