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More than half (54%) of primary care practices are conducting the majority of their visits by telephone.
Lefteris has served as UCI Health's COO since December 2018.
With hospitals pushed to the breaking point, here are some suggestions to defuse the inevitable stressors that come with the pandemic.
The sweeping "Hospitals Without Walls" initiative take effect immediately and allows hospitals to bill Medicare for services in unconventional settings.
The task force wants hospitals to report COVID-19 testing data and provide daily reports on bed capacity and supplies.
The temporary layoffs at the Lexington, Kentucky-based health system will affect 8% of its 6,000 employees, who were given the news on Friday.
CMS says the waivers will give states more flexibility to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The funding is part of a massive $2 trillion emergency stimulus package unanimously passed by the Senate late Wednesday.
NIH is testing the antiviral drug's safety and efficacy against COVID-19.
However, new estimates from federal actuaries do not project the cost implications of the coronavirus pandemic.