CDC has begun conducting blood tests that can tell whether a person has developed specific antibodies that indicate they had been infected by the new coronavirus and recovered, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Georgia, and Texas.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday withdrew from the race to be the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, meaning former Vice President Joe Biden is now the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Trump in this year's election.
While clinicians and staff are rising to meet the unprecedented challenges presented by Covid-19, many are experiencing losses in their daily lives—big and small. To support staff, Advisory Board's Matt Cornner and Taylor Hurst outline steps leaders can take to help staff navigate their grief.
Early data coming out of some states shows black communities are disproportionally affected by Covid-19, prompting civil rights activists and doctors to call on CDC to release national race data on the epidemic.
Determining when a patient with Covid-19 has fully recovered and is no longer contagious is difficult because so little is known about the new coronavirus—and that's leaving providers unsure of what advice to give patients recovering from the disease, Carmen Heredia Rodriguez reports for Kaiser Health News.
The number of U.S. coronavirus deaths rose to nearly 13,000 as of Wednesday, and CMS is disbursing billions of dollars in advanced payments and grants to providers battling Covid-19. See the number of U.S. Covid-19 cases and deaths in our interactive maps.
Hospital design and layout may be contributing to the high rate of medically unnecessary cesarean sections in the United States, according to a study by Ariadne Labs, a health system innovation center, and MASS Design Group, a nonprofit architecture firm.
Across the country, U.S. hospitals are facing a new a growing threat to patient care: the global ventilator shortage. Advisory Board's Colleen Keenan outlines three outside-the box ways hospitals can shore up their ventilator supply.