NursingFocus on Protecting Staff and Supplies as Coronavirus Concerns Grow
The CDC offers guidance on what personal proactive equipment healthcare workers should use when caring for a patient with coronavirus.
NursingEmergency Preparedness: Expect the Unexpected
No community is immune from disasters and emergencies. Here's how nurse leaders can do their best by planning for the...
Clinical CareOminous Data Emerge About Early Coronavirus Transmission
Human-to-human transmission in China likely occurred from near the beginning.
Clinical CareResponse To Nation's 1st Coronavirus Case Draws On Lessons From Measles Outbreak
Healthcare workers in Washington State are fighting the coronavirus with knowledge gained from treating the flu.
Clinical CareSomething Far Deadlier Than The Wuhan Virus Lurks Near You
Influenza poses a far greater threat to Americans than the coronavirus from China that has made headlines around the world.
Clinical CarePatients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families
When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common...
InnovationA Novel Surveillance Tool for Flu: Fitbit
Heart rate, activity, and sleep data hold promise for population-level influenza tracking.
Clinical CareMedicaid Expansion Linked to Fewer Opioid Deaths
Medicaid expansion may have prevented up to 8,132 opioid overdose deaths in 2015 to 2017 in the 32 states that...
Clinical Care2019 Was a Rough Year for Rural Hospitals
Since 2005, 162 rural hospitals have shuttered, with 60% of the closures occurring in southern states that did not expand...
Clinical CareNorthwell CEO Pledges $1M Toward Gun Violence Prevention
Michael Dowling challenges healthcare CEOs nationwide to join campaign to stop the bloodshed.
Clinical CareCoping With Loss Of Hospital, Rural Town Realizes: We Don't Need A Hospital
It's been about a year since the hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., closed. The lessons for this community about meeting...
Clinical CareHalf of U.S. Adults Obese by 2030?
Severe obesity also projected to be more common, affecting nearly 25% of the population in 25 states.