Many hospitals across the country are just days or weeks away from their projected peak surge. One of the top questions among nurse leaders is: how can we redeploy staff to increase acute care capacity? Advisory Board's Carol Boston-Fleischhauer breaks down four ways Allegheny Health Network is approaching nurse redeployment.
The IRS will start issuing electronic coronavirus stimulus payments to Americans beginning April 9, but the agency won't begin issuing paper checks until April 24, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Nevada, and New York.
As the death toll from the new coronavirus in the United States topped 10,000 on Monday, a new survey from HHS' Office of Inspector General sheds light on hospitals' "most significant challenges" in fighting the epidemic.
President Trump has been a vocal supporter of using the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19, but many experts believe evidence supporting the drug as an effective Covid-19 treatment is lacking.
The latest projections suggest cases of Covid-19 will peak in many U.S. cities this month, giving many Americans hope that social distancing measures will come to an end within the next few weeks. However, health experts say Americans should prepare for the restrictions to remain in place for the foreseeable future.