One year into the Covid-19 epidemic, the American Nurses Foundation surveyed more than 20,000 nurses to learn how they are faring. Here's what the survey found—including how many nurses plan to leave their jobs in the next six months, how many are unsure about receiving a Covid-19 vaccine, and more.
Some Covid-19 long-haulers are reporting that their symptoms have eased after receiving a vaccine against the novel coronavirus—but an infectious disease specialist warns that "we have no answers" on whether vaccines truly improve long-haulers' health.
ECRI on Monday released its annual list of the 10 biggest patient-safety concerns in 2021—and there's a new health care safety issue leading this year's list. Here are the concerns ECRI identified, and what health care providers can do to address them.
Jake Haendel suffered for months from "locked-in syndrome," a rare phenomenon in which a patient is unable to move or communicate but remains fully conscious. But unlike most locked-in patients, Haendel recovered—and now he's sharing what the experience was like, Josh Wilbur writes for The Guardian.
In this episode of Radio Advisory, host Rachel Woods sits down with Fred Cerise, CEO of Parkland Health and Hospital System, and Steve Miff, president and CEO of Parkland's Center for Clinical Innovation, to talk about why the health system stepped in to address inequities in Covid-19 vaccination rates, and how the organization is doing it.
CMS on Monday announced it has increased the Medicare reimbursement rate for administering Covid-19 vaccines from about $28 to $40 for single-dose vaccines and from about $45 to $80 for two-dose vaccines, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, and Mississippi.