As part of the plan, the state's Department of Commerce will collaborate with business associations to establish safety requirements for gradually reopening the state in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Colorado, New York, and North Dakota.
CDC relies on state-by-state tallies of death certificates to calculate the number of U.S. deaths from the new coronavirus, but state officials warn that the process is riddled with inaccuracies—and experts say the number of Americans who've died from the virus is likely higher than CDC's official count.
Apple will share maps data to help inform public health policies, the World Health Organization taps UnitedHealth Group President Andrew Witty to help develop a vaccine for the new coronavirus, and more.
While some states have quickly taken steps to reopen businesses and ease social distancing measures as soon as this week, governors from other states warned they still don't have the testing capacity needed to safely ease restrictions aimed at combating the new coronavirus epidemic.
Margaret Mary Community Hospital (MMCH) in Batesville, Indiana, often operates with half of its 25 beds unoccupied. But when the Batesville area became a hot spot for cases of Covid-19, MMCH saw an influx of patients and had to improvise, Abby Goodnough reports for the New York Times.
Nearly every health system across the country is facing significant PPE shortages, forcing many clinical leaders to have tough conversations with staff about how they are balancing two important priorities: patient care and employee health and safety. Advisory Board's Matt Cornner and Virginia Reid outline two principles to help leaders navigate those discussions.
Health care is usually a competitive environment. But in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we're seeing organizations come together to collaborate and innovate like never before. Advisory Board's Colleen Keenan and Ari Prescott share everything you need to know about the latest industry collaboration: the Ventilator Training Alliance.