University of Arizona officials say the school avoided a coronavirus outbreak on campus by screening sewage from each of the university's dorm for traces of the pathogen, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Georgia, and Indiana.
Shortly before the United States' reported total of coronavirus cases surpassed six million, FDA on Friday expanded its emergency use authorization for Gilead Sciences' experimental Covid-19 treatment remdesivir to allow providers to use the drug to treat all hospitalized patients with Covid-19.
Amazon on Thursday unveiled its first wellness wearable, a device called Halo that can track your body fat, exercise—and even your mood. Advisory Board's John League weighs in on the device's potential, and what it could mean for medical interoperability and privacy.
The Covid-19 epidemic has stretched the already thin workforce of infection preventionists and infectious disease physicians, potentially increasing the risk of hospital-acquired infections, Maria Castellucci reports for Modern Healthcare. Here's how you can help keep infections at bay when staff are worn down, according to Advisory Board's Anne Herleth.