CDC last week said, as of Sep. 3, officials in 42 states, New York City, and Washington, D.C., had reported a total of 792 confirmed cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome and 16 deaths linked to the condition among children, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the Connecticut, Georgia, and Maryland.
A new CDC report compares patients diagnosed with Covid-19 with a control group to help identify the risks posed by everyday activities, such as dining out, going to bars or coffee shops, and more. Here's what the data revealed.
FDA issues an emergency use authorization for a test developed by Roche that can identify both the novel coronavirus and influenza, Pfizer and BioNTech say their coronavirus vaccine candidate will be ready for approval by early November, and more.
In a new interview with Radio Advisory's Rachel (Rae) Woods, Intermountain President and CEO Marc Harrison dives into the future of telehealth, how Intermountain's pivot to value-based care has made its fee-for-service care more effective—and why some health systems "are making a huge mistake" in their post-Covid-19 strategy.
By depriving us of the casual and spontaneous social interactions we need to keep our social skills sharp, America's coronavirus epidemic may be making us all a bit more socially awkward—but there are simple steps we can take to maintain our social agility, Kate Murphy writes for the New York Times.
The Congressional Budget Office in a new report predicted Medicare's trust fund will become insolvent by 2024. But just how catastrophic would the trust fund's insolvency be? Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli details what you need to know.
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