CDC recently released new guidance saying universal masking is no longer required in health care facilities in certain areas. However, some hospital leaders have said they will continue to follow state recommendations and require masking for their workers and patients, Kristina Fiore writes for MedPage Today.
A federal judge last week ruled that HHS must restore full payments to the 340B program for the remainder of 2022—a move that hospital industry leaders say is an "important victory" for 340B hospitals that have faced years of underpayments. Advisory Board's Chloe Bakst and Lindsey Paul share three key considerations for the future of 340B.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, health care facilities across Florida have been forced to evacuate patients and place staff on lockdown as water supply issues and power loss place an "incredible strain" on the state's health system.
In the months following a Covid-19 infection, many people have reported increased hair loss—a phenomenon experts say is relatively common, and likely temporary, Knvul Sheikh writes for the New York Times.
Between July 2021 and July 2022, the prices of over 1,200 drugs increased faster than the 8.5% rate of inflation, according to a new report from HHS, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California and the District of Columbia.
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