CDC on Thursday said fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear face masks in most indoor and outdoor settings—and while some public health experts were "ecstatic" about the news, others were "shocked" and argued CDC's recommendations had "gone from one extreme to the other."
Houston Medical CEO Marc Boom this month explained why he decided to mandate that staff get vaccinated for Covid-19 in an op-ed for MedPage Today—even as other hospitals and health care organizations continue to grapple with the decision.
At the peak of the Covid-19 epidemic, the U.S. government purchased millions of doses of promising antibody treatments—but by January, only 30% of those doses had reached patients. Advisory Board's Regina Lohr digs into why so few people actually received these treatments, and how that could change in the future.
A group of 32 hospitals located in states that did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are suing HHS to recalculate their Medicare payments for treating a disproportionate share of low-income patients, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Florida, and Maryland.