In the wake of the outbreak of the new coronavirus, Ohio pushed back its primary that had been scheduled for Tuesday, and four other states—Louisiana, Georgia, Kentucky and Maryland—have followed suit and delayed their primaries, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, and New York.
The Trump administration on Tuesday expanded telehealth benefits for Medicare beneficiaries and relaxed some HIPAA regulations as part of its response to the new coronavirus pandemic, as U.S. cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new virus, reached all 50 states and deaths tied to the virus topped 100.
The rise in cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, is stoking anxiety among providers, who worry they might catch the virus and carry it home to their families, Karen Weise reports for the New York Times.
More than 20 years after receiving a pediatric heart transplant, Jon Hochstein, now age 25, met his donor's family—and gave the mother of his donor the chance to listen to her late son's heartbeat, Karen Weintraub reports for STAT News.
U.S. hospitals are at the center of the country's novel coronavirus outbreak, and many are pushing back surgeries and cancelling clinical rotations as they prepare for an influx of patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
With President Trump's declaration of a national emergency over the new coronavirus, the Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to assume one of its less prominent roles: to serve as a backup to the U.S. health system in a time of crisis. But some question whether the department is ready.
In the face of the new coronavirus epidemic, clinical leaders across the country are finding themselves facing a myriad of new challenges, including remote work. Advisory Board's Taylor Hurst offers six tips clinical leaders can use to make the shift to remote meetings.