UnitedHealthcare has begun shipping flu kits to its Medicare Advantage members to help mitigate the severity of this flu season's impact on the U.S. health care system, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Minnesota, Ohio, and Tennessee.
The White House's coronavirus task force this week warned that most U.S. states are facing an "unrelenting" surge in new coronavirus cases, as the country on Thursday reported a single-day record of more than 90,000 new cases and the total number of reported cases surpassed nine million.
British researchers will deliberately infect healthy people with the new coronavirus in an effort to speed up vaccine development, a study finds convalescent plasma infusions provide little to no benefit to Covid-19 patients, and more.
Americans are preparing to turn their clocks back an hour on Sunday, but experts are warning that it could be even harder for many Americans to adjust to the end of daylight-saving time this year. Here's why—and some tips that may help ease the transition, according to the Wall Street Journal's Ray Smith.
The Trump administration on Thursday finalized a rule that will require most health insurers to publicly disclose the rates negotiated with providers. Advisory Board's Jared Landis and Natalie Trebes write that while payers have a leg up on consumer-facing tools, the price disclosures could present unique challenges.
The NICU can be a stressful place during typical times—and it's even more trying amid the Covid-19 epidemic. In an effort to bring a smile to the parents of NICU babies, staff at hospitals across the United States are dressing the newest arrivals in Halloween costumes. Check out the pictures and enjoy the cuteness.
The United States on Thursday set a new single-day record for new Covid-19 cases, and hospitals across the country are preparing for the next surge in hospitalizations. To help, Advisory Board's experts have outlined four key priorities for clinical executives, and a roundup of resources to help you navigate your next surge.
Election season, which can be a stressful time for Americans, may be particularly anxiety-inducing this year as many voters wonder: Is it safe to go to the polls? But Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli has you covered, detailing new CDC guidance on how to vote safely—and tips from experts on how to calm your election-season stress.