Clinical CareA Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients
"It first struck me how different it was when I saw my first coronavirus patient go bad. I was like,...
Clinical CareMask Shortage Straps Pharmacists Who Need Them To Keep Medicines Pure
A survey of hospital pharmacists found that 15% of them have already seen a "major or moderate" disruption in surgical...
Clinical CareCMS Rolls Out Recommendations for Elective Surgeries
Guidelines offer a decision-making framework, yet decisions remain the responsibility of local healthcare delivery systems. CMS deems all dental procedures...
Clinical CareTop 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2020
Missed and delayed diagnoses lead patient safety list developed by the ECRI Institute.
Clinical CareSurgeon General Urges Providers to 'Consider Stopping Elective Surgeries.' Hospitals Push Back.
AHA and other stakeholders say their "ability to respond to patients must not be prevented by arbitrary directives."
NursingCOVID-19: EPA Releases List of Registered Disinfectants
Proper cleaning may help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Clinical CareHeart Association Puts Halt To Bayer's Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally...
Clinical CareHospitality Trumps Medical Quality in Hospital Patient Satisfaction Scores
Researchers find that amenities such as private rooms have a greater impact on hospital patient satisfaction than quality measures such...
StrategyPayers Ratchet Up Coronavirus Response
AHIP says its members are committed to keeping out-of-pocket expenses low so that cost is not a barrier for people...
NursingWhat Nurse Anesthetists Need to Know About COVID-19.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists issues guidelines to prevent infection and provide safe patient care.
Clinical CareCMS Tells Providers to Activate Infection Control Practices
CMS also ordered state regulators and accrediting organizations to immediately inspect thousands of Medicare-participating healthcare facilities and focus on infection...
Clinical CareYale New Haven Hospital Sued Over Aging Clinician Assessment Policy
Yale New Haven Hospital's Late Career Practitioner Policy violates two anti-discrimination laws, federal lawsuit contends.