FDA on Wednesday authorized booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines and allowed Americans to switch vaccine brands for their booster. This approval calls for five key considerations for health care leaders, according to Advisory Board expert Pamela Divack.
New York City has declared racism a public health crisis—joining more than 200 municipalities, health agencies, and officials across the country calling for efforts to address racism's impact on health and advance health equity. There are three requirements to help push the industry—and each other—toward structural change, according to Advisory Board experts Rachel Woods, Darby Sullivan, and Andrew Mohama.
FDA on Tuesday issued a proposed rule to create a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids that would be available without an exam, prescription, or fitting—a move that, if approved, could lower costs and improve access to the devices for millions experiencing mild to moderate hearing impairments.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person to become a four-staff officer in any of the United States' uniformed services, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maine, and New York.
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