A new CDC model sheds light on how many coronavirus cases are driven by people who exhibit no symptoms of Covid-19—and experts say the model's findings are even more concerning in light of the emergence of a new, more contagious variant of the virus.
In normal times, January is when many leaders think about plans for coaching staff throughout the year, beyond the formal annual review discussion. But Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar writes there are no signs that 2021 will be a normal year—and outlines two goals for approaching feedback conversations that will help you recognize performance and have tough conversations about standards.
Some officials are already expanding the groups of residents who are eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in their states, but experts say the expansions could lead—and in some states, already have led—to an unmanageable spike in demand for the vaccines and to lower-risk Americans receiving the vaccine before those at higher risk.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Friday announced the Trump administration has approved a 10-year demonstration program to turn the state's Medicaid program into a block grant program, making Tennessee the first state in the United States to get CMS' approval to receive a lump sum of funding for its Medicaid program, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Ohio, and Tennessee.