Melahn Finley, a spokesperson for Cookeville Regional Medical Center, said the hospital treated patients with injuries resulting from the tornado last week and will bill their insurers, but will not charge patients additional charges beyond what their insurer covers, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California and Tennessee.
President Trump on Monday said he will take "major" steps to protect the U.S. economy against losses tied to the coronavirus epidemic, after stock markets saw major declines amid reports of rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States and abroad.
Erica Kaye, a pediatric oncologist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, was once asked to pray with the family of a patient, and in an essay published last month in JAMA, she wrote about how the experience changed her life. Now, she's hearing from hundreds of health care providers and parents who connected with her story.
As cases of the new coronavirus increase in the United States, more than 200 health care workers are under quarantine because of their potential exposure to the virus—and many others on the front lines are growing increasingly concerned that they don't have the gear needed to adequately protect them from the virus.
Delays, glitches, and missteps over a six-week period undermined the U.S. response to the new coronavirus, according to experts and federal government health officials, and despite recent progress, delays in testing persist.