A new report shows health care employment topping 16 million for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic struck. But as our interactive charts reveal, jobs are still lagging in a few major sectors of the industry—and after speaking with experts, Advisory Board's Andrew Mohama has four key hypotheses as to why.
As Covid-19 cases rise across the country, there may be an increased risk of infection as families host Thanksgiving. Writing for NPR's "Shots," Allison Aubrey explains five ways to keep your family gatherings safe from Covid-19 during the holidays.
Although some areas have begun loosening their Covid-19 mask mandates, many infectious disease experts argue that these decisions are "premature"—especially as cases rise and more people gather for the upcoming holidays.
Despite increased use during the pandemic, many states either already have or plan to roll back expanded telehealth benefits—leaving many patients feeling "left behind to get worse," Stephanie Armour and Robbie Whelan report for the Wall Street Journal. Advisory Board's John League discusses the critical role health care leaders can play in telehealth adoption and offers four key insights to guide their efforts.
CDC last month added "mood disorders, including depression, and schizophrenia spectrum disorders" to its list of medical conditions associated with a higher risk of severe Covid-19—a decision based largely on multiple studies that suggested a link between mental health disorders and a higher chance of infection as well as more severe outcomes, Rhitu Chatterjee reports for NPR's "Shots."