Many Americans are eyeing coronavirus testing as a tool to help them gauge whether it's safe to travel and gather with family for the holidays. But public health experts warn that testing isn't enough to ensure safety. Here's why.
Key congressional committees on Friday reached an agreement on draft legislation aimed at ensuring patients no longer receive so-called "surprise" medical bills, bringing hope for a long-stalled initiative that many experts did not expect Congress to address until next year. Here's what's inside the latest agreement.
The United States on Monday reached a grim milestone, reporting a total of more than 300,000 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus since the country's epidemic began. But Monday also offered new hope for the epidemic's end, as frontline health care workers received the first doses of America's newly authorized vaccine against the virus.
HHS is finalizing a $250 million public education campaign, called Building Vaccine Confidence, aimed at encouraging Americans to take a new coronavirus vaccine, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.