Hospitals in some states are becoming overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients, as the United States on Wednesday reported its highest single-day total of new coronavirus cases since the start of the country's epidemic.
Over the past few months, there has been a surge in the market for materials laced with copper—including face masks, bedsheets, and socks—with manufacturers touting the metal's germ-killing ability. But experts say consumers should be cautious, as copper isn't a cure-all against the new coronavirus.
More health care organizations are revisiting their strategy around community partnerships to meet the social needs of their patients—but most don’t have sufficient data and input from Black patients. Advisory Board's Clare Wirth and Virginia Reid outline steps you can take to better understand Black patients' social needs and successfully implement long-term solutions.
According to the Houston Health Department, new cases of the novel coronavirus in Houston have hit a record high of over 200 cases per day, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, New York, and Texas.