Clinical CareEmergency Physician Shortages Worsening in Rural America, Report Says
Of the 48,835 active emergency physicians in the United States, 92% practice in urban areas with just 8% practicing in...
Clinical Care6 Approaches to Managing Coronavirus Patient Surges in Emergency Departments
Emergency departments have developed strategies to handle coronavirus patient surges such as addressing limited space in their facilities.
Covid-19The White House Paid Up to $500 Million Too Much for These Ventilators, Congressional Investigators Say
A House panel says "gullible" White House negotiators overpaid for Phillips ventilators, and it has asked the Department of Health...
FinanceHospital Margins Improve in June, Volumes Off
Even with CARES Act money, Kaufman Hall reports YTD operating margins are about -50% compared with 2019.
Covid-19HHS Readies Another $10B for Hospitals in COVID-19 Hotspots
Payments from the $10 billion distribution will go to more than 1,000 hospitals across the nation beginning Monday.
Revenue CycleED Volume Recoveries are Sluggish. That Might Not be a Bad Thing.
"Using emergency departments as primary care physicians' offices is not the most efficient use of anybody's time or money," says...
Clinical Care'All the Hospitals Are Full': In Houston, Overwhelmed ICUs Leave COVID-19 Patients Waiting in ERs
The busiest hospitals in Houston are increasingly telling emergency responders they cannot safely accept new patients as hundreds of coronavirus...
Covid-19A Spike in People Dying at Home Suggests Coronavirus Deaths in Houston May Be Higher Than Reported
In Houston more residents are dying before they can make it to a hospital. Medical examiner data shows that an...
Clinical CareSurveillance Beyond the ICU
Prevent serious health events and improve clinician experience through smarter, data-driven workflows and interventions.
Covid-19Internal Messages Reveal Crisis at Houston Hospitals as Coronavirus Cases Surge
Texas was one of the first states in the nation to ease social distancing mandates. In Houston, the number of...
Covid-19COVID-19-associated Deaths Significantly Undercounted
JAMA study estimates that 35% of excess deaths during pandemic's early months were tied to causes other than COVID-19.
Covid-19Cities Brace for 'Collision Course' of Heat Waves and COVID-19
Across the country, authorities are finding that their usual strategies for protecting people against heat-related health problems are in direct...