More than 900 students and staff in the Cherokee County School District were possibly exposed to the novel coronavirus after the district resumed in-person classes last week, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Kentucky, and Rhode Island.
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists have been puzzled about why many people who contract the virus develop symptoms of Covid-19 while others don't experience any symptoms at all. Now, recent research has produced a handful of theories, Ariana Eunjung Cha reports for the Washington Post.
Centura Health is taking a comprehensive approach to employee support. Advisory Board's Abby Burns spoke with Centura's Cal Paries and Di Thompson—two leaders of the health system's employee support programs—to distill four key takeaways from Centura's success.
CMS on Tuesday announced a new alternative payment model that aims to improve rural health care and shift providers toward more value-based payments. Here's how it will work—and what it means for rural hospitals and ACOs, according to Advisory Board's Madeline Chaillet and Darby Sullivan.
Dozens of public health experts are warning that issues with coronavirus testing and a recent change that left hospitals "scrambling" to report Covid-19 data are skewing—and hampering—the United States' response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Up to one-third of people who had Covid-19 report lingering neurological and psychological symptoms due to the disease—a finding that "reflect[s] a growing consensus that the disease can have lasting impact on the brain," Elizabeth Cooney reports for STAT News.