A White House spokesperson on Wednesday said a release issued Tuesday listing "ending the Covid-19 pandemic" as one of President Trump's accomplishments during his time in office so far was "poorly worded," and the administration does not consider the pandemic to be over, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington, and Washington D.C.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday in draft guidance recommended that people start to undergo screening for colorectal cancer at age 45, five years earlier than is called for in the task force's current guidance.
The Trump administration on Wednesday announced a new interim rule that seeks to have CMS and private insurers cover the costs of a potential vaccine against the novel coronavirus for many Americans—but the move comes amid new signs that it may still be a while before the United States has an authorized coronavirus vaccine.
A new CDC Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report looks at Covid-19 hospitalizations among health care workers—and the data suggests that one group of workers is at particularly high risk for contracting the novel coronavirus and developing Covid-19.
Northwell Health's CEO, Michael Dowling, recently sat down with Aaron Mauck, a senior director at Advisory Board and Northwell’s Research Partner, to reflect on how Northwell responded to this extraordinary event, and to consider the lessons Covid-19 holds for the future of health care.
The FBI, HHS, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Wednesday warned of an "imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and health care providers"—and one expert warned that criminals could target 400+ organizations for ransoms of $10 million or more. Here's what you need to know, and four actions you can take now to prepare, according to Advisory Board's Mark Hetz.
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