Even before Covid-19 struck, 40% of female physicians went part-time or left medicine altogether within six years of completing residency. And as Sarah Hostetter and Lauren Rewers tell Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods, the growing difficulty of parenting while practicing medicine is posing acute challenges for health care's workforce.
One year after the World Health Organization officially designated the Covid-19 crisis a pandemic, two health care providers in New York—including the ED doctor who diagnosed the city's first confirmed case—are sharing their memories of what it was like treating patients amid America's first surge.
President Biden during his first primetime address on Thursday announced steps to accelerate America's vaccine rollout, including calling on states to make all American adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccines by May 1.
Eli Lilly's combination antibody treatment found to reduce hospitalization and death risk among high-risk Covid-19 patients by 87%, the B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant is found to be deadlier than other versions of the virus, and more.
CMS on Wednesday released new guidelines for nursing homes that permit "responsible indoor visitation" regardless of vaccination status of the resident or guest in most cases, although outdoor visits remain preferable when possible, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arkansas, the District of Columbia, and Maryland.