Covid-19Health Workers Warn Loosening Mask Advice in Hospitals Would Harm Patients and Providers
A CDC draft controversially concludes that N95 face masks are equivalent to looser, surgical face masks in certain settings.
Clinical CareGun Violence Costs U.S. Healthcare $1B+ Annually
That figure does not include hundreds of millions of dollars spent for patients' months-long recovery costs.
StrategyThe CDC Lacks a Rural Focus. Researchers Hope a Newly Funded Office Will Help.
Rural health advocates successfully pushed for the CDC to extend its rural health focus by creating an Office of Rural...
Revenue CycleNew ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes Now in Effect for Rev Cycle
As of April 1, coding teams now have 42 new diagnosis codes and 34 new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes to choose...
InnovationViVE 2023 Opens on an Upbeat Note for Digital Health Companies
Recent CMS and CDC rulings offer hope that health systems will show more love for innovative treatments like digital therapeutics...
PharmaA Technicality Could Keep RSV Shots From Kids in Need
The CDC is now assessing whether nirsevimab would be eligible for the Vaccines for Children program.
Covid-19CDC slammed for suggesting Americans ask their 'vaccinators' questions about COVID vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is getting slammed for encouraging patients to consult with their ?vaccinator? if...
Revenue CycleCDC Releases New Diagnosis Codes for 2023 With a Focus on SDOH
On April 1, your revenue cycle will have additional diagnosis code options to further capture social determinants of health.
Human ResourcesCDC awards $3.2B to expand public health workforce, infrastructure
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday awarded public health departments $3.14 billion over five years to recruit, retain...
NursingCDC’s Newest Infection Control Guidance Will Cause 'Decreased Protections,' National Nurses United says
'Now is not the time to remove protections from COVID-19,' NNU president says in a letter to the CDC.
PayerThe 3 CDC SDOH Workgroup Use Cases and Why They Matter
CDC to stakeholders: It's time for us to take our place at the data table.
Covid-19Paxlovid rebound raises questions, but studies have answers
Biden's rebound is far from the first, although they are reportedly "rare."