In March 2020, Tomoaki Kato, a renowned transplant surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and seven-time marathoner, nearly died from Covid-19—an ordeal that has transformed how he interacts with his patients, Denise Grady reports for the New York Times.
The delta coronavirus variant, first discovered in India, has contributed to a doubling of Covid-19 cases in the United Kingdom in the last month—and early evidence suggests it may be better at evading vaccines and could cause atypical symptoms ranging from hearing problems to blood clots leading to gangrene.
When people are overwhelmed, they often fall into behavior patterns that "not only don't help the situation, but that even make it worse." Writing for Harvard Business Review, Alice Boyes, an author and former clinical psychologist, spotlights "five common self-sabotaging mistakes overwhelmed people tend to make"—as well as practical solutions for each.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the health care industry over the past year, but what can health systems and health plans expect financially going forward? Advisory Board's Natalie Trebes and Christopher Kerns sit down with Radio Advisory's Rachel Woods to talk about the financial outlook for health systems and health plans for the rest of 2021 and beyond.
Texas Children's Hospital announced it will be giving its entire staff a 2% raise and an extra week of vacation in recognition for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
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