Clinical CareOverdose Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Chicago, and the Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Making It Worse
Opioid-related deaths in Cook County have doubled since this time last year, and similar increases are happening across the country....
Covid-19Antibody Tests Were Hailed as Way to End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.
Testing programs initially slated to test hundreds or thousands have been scaled back or put on hold.
Covid-19In Hard-Hit New Jersey, COVID-19 Saddles Some Small Health Departments With Crushing Workload
Secretaries are working as contact tracers. The person normally in charge of pet shops and tattoo parlors is monitoring nursing...
Covid-19Tennessee's Secret to Plentiful Coronavirus Testing? Picking Up the Tab
Tennessee's commitment to testing so broadly has helped it pull ahead of most other states in its rate of testing.
InnovationYou Don't Need Invasive Tech for Successful Contact Tracing. Here's How It Works.
While most discussions have focused on countries? use of surveillance technology, contact tracing is actually a fairly manual process. After...
InnovationRide Sharing Network for COVID-19 and Other Patients Launched in NYC
Ride Health's network includes vetted providers who adhere to CDC guidelines to minimize risk.
Covid-19Under COVID Cloud, Prisons in Rural America Threaten to Choke Rural Hospitals
At risk are not just the inmates behind bars, but also the people in the community, many of whom work...
Covid-19Racial Status and The Pandemic: A Combustible Mixture
Officials are finding it's still difficult to talk about race and COVID-19. Fear of stigmatization remains high.
Covid-19Study Puts U.S. COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate at 1.3%
As alarming as the numbers appear, the researchers said, their estimates "may be slightly conservative."
Covid-19How the Pandemic and an Anti-Vax Health Official are Roiling a Montana Community
The fight over social distancing highlights the preexisting political divide in the U.S. that now has taken on more edge...
Covid-19Opinion: Front-Line Healthcare Workers Deserve Hazard Pay
We believe that it is sound public policy to include subsidies to organizations that employ healthcare professionals responsible for direct...
Covid-19Hazard Pay for Healthcare: Q&A With Rulon Stacey
Former ACHE Chair and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-winning CEO says it's time to pay healthcare workers for being the...