Covid-19Fauci Unfazed as Scientists Rely on Unproven Methods to Create COVID Vaccines
The country's top infectious disease expert said he's "cautiously optimistic" that researchers will develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
Clinical CareUnderstanding the New Joint Commission Requirements for Maternal Patient Safety
Clinical experts in maternal and fetal medicine have been unable to agree on the physiological parameter thresholds for various conditions,...
Covid-19Experts Warn Trump Administration is 'Politicizing' Pandemic Data
Critics say a move this week to bypass the CDC's role in reporting hospital data on COVID-19 volumes could "severely...
Covid-19HHS Presses Hospitals to Use New COVID-19 Data Reporting Modules
Effective July 15, hospitals can no longer use CDC/NHSN COVID-19 module to fulfill federal data reporting requirements.
FinanceCDC Releases FY 2021 ICD-10-CM Code Update
The new Chapter 22: Codes for Special Purposes (U00-U85) so far includes just two codes: U07.0 (vaping-related disorder) and U07.1...
Covid-19NIOSH Compiles Disinfectant Safety, Health Hazard Info Amid COVID-19
When used according to manufacturers' instructions, cleaners and disinfectants can be effective control measures for infectious diseases, including Ebola and...
NursingWorkers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.
Since March, more than 4,100 COVID-related complaints regarding health care facilities have poured into the nation's network of federal and...
Covid-19New Coronavirus Hot Spots Emerge Across South and in California, as Northeast Slows
A closer look at these hard-hit areas highlights some of the common and unique challenges states face.
Covid-19CMS Urges Healthcare Venues to Reopen
Concerns have been raised that fear of coronavirus contagion has led patients to delay essential and even emergency care.
Covid-19Study Shows COVID-19 Body Count 20 Times Higher Than Seasonal Flu Deaths
Confusion about lethality comparisons may be owing to "a knowledge gap" in how the CDC reports on seasonal influenza and...
StrategyCDC Coronavirus Testing Decision Likely To Haunt Nation For Months To Come
Public health officials are just beginning to grapple with the fallout from that early bungling of testing, which is likely...
NursingNurses Take COVID-19 Concerns to President Trump
Nurse leaders from around the nation called for a focus on nurses' safety during the pandemic.