Officials at the University of Alabama, which on Monday announced that it had identified more than 560 new coronavirus cases across its three campuses in less than one week, said anyone found to be violating the school's coronavirus protocols could face disciplinary action, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Alabama, California, and Pennsylvania.
CDC Director Robert Redfield on Thursday sought to clarify the agency's newly updated coronavirus testing guidance amid controversy sparked by reports that members of the White House's coronavirus task force had pressured CDC to narrow its recommendations.
To ward off the "nightmare" that could occur if the United States experiences its traditional flu season this winter alongside high rates of coronavirus transmission, public health officials have a clear message for the public: Get your flu shot.
Thousands of Americans who say they've been experiencing Covid-19 symptoms for weeks or months don't have documentation proving they were infected with the novel coronavirus. As a result, many say that doctors have dismissed their symptoms, leaving them to manage their worsening conditions on their own, David Tuller reports for STAT News.
This month, learn about racial disparities in opioid prescribing and treatment for opioid use disorders, read about recent spikes in suspected drug-related overdoses, and get details on FDA's new pilot program to crack down on illegal online opioid sales.
In the rush to manage Covid-19, you may have jumped into a "command and control" mode to make decisions quickly and efficiently. But according to Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar, now's the time to take a step back and make sure you're fully listening to and learning from your staff. Here's how.
As more Americans are turning to telehealth to receive care during the country's coronavirus epidemic, they're discovering a new type of home visit that is "less intimate than having a doctor sitting at your bedside, but more personal than sitting on your doctor's exam table"—and finding that location always shapes quality of care, "for better or worse," Marion Renault reports for The Atlantic.
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