Telehealth usage surged during the pandemic, HHS reports, leading to tens of millions more visits since 2019. Here are the top five diagnoses made through telehealth in September—with one in particular dominating the rest. Advisory Board’s Jordan Angers dives into the biggest challenges and untapped opportunities that remain for telehealth.
Three new laboratory studies show troubling signs that two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine may not fully protect against the omicron variant. But the research also suggests that three doses may provide much better protection.
In a study of more than 80,000 physicians, researchers estimated that female physicians make roughly 25% less than their male colleagues—even after controlling for factors such as hours worked, clinical revenue, practice type, patient volume, and specialty.
Multiple studies suggest a variety of benefits are associated with hitting the sleep "sweet spot," but how long is just right for most people? Writing for the New York Times, Jane Brody shares the sleep target people should aim for—and offers six expert tips to get a better night's sleep.
All private-sector employees in New York City will be required to get fully vaccinated against Covid-19 starting Dec. 27, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New York.
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