Human ResourcesIn Maine, Vaccine Mandate for EMTs Stresses Small-Town Ambulance Crews
EMS crews have been busier than ever this year, as people who delayed getting care during the COVID-19 pandemic have...
Covid-19The Yelp of COVID: Vigilantes Crowdsource Pandemic Safety Tips for Consumers
COVID vigilantes have cropped up in multiple cities, appearing where safety guidelines are lax despite high numbers of positive cases.
Covid-19What Will It Take to Boost Vaccinations? The Scene From Kentucky's Back Roads
Kentucky is in the midst of a COVID-19 wildfire sparing no part of the state; new case counts topped 4,000...
Covid-19COVID Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic
A fragmented testing system, complicated logistics, technician burnout and squirrelly spikes in demand are contributing to this bumpy ride.
Human Resources'Are You Going to Keep Me Safe?' Hospital Workers Sound Alarm on Rising Violence
Eighteen months into the pandemic, healthcare workers say they are experiencing an alarming rise in violence in their workplaces.
Covid-19NY Reaches Agreement With DOJ Over Vaccine Access for Blind People
State officials say they have corrected issues that prevent blind or visually impaired users from accessing forms or navigating vaccine...
Covid-19COVID Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal?
Evidence is growing that contracting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is generally as effective as vaccination.
Covid-19US Prisons Were COVID Hothouses During Pandemic First Wave
Mortality was nearly 200 deaths per 100,000 prisoners over a one-year span, versus 80 deaths per 100,000 in the U.S....
TelehealthFCC Releases $41M for 72 Providers in Round 2 of COVID Telehealth Program Awards
The funding provides reimbursements for telecommunications services, information services, and connected devices needed for telehealth during the pandemic.
StrategyListen: California Banks on a Bold Treatment: Pay Drug Users to Stop Using
One addict's story explains how California's unconventional treatment works.
NursingMandatory Vaccines for Healthcare Workers Might Upend Nurses' Training
Groups representing the nursing profession say "students should be vaccinated when clinical facilities require it" to complete their clinical training.
StrategyMcKinsey Never Told the FDA It Was Working for Opioid Makers While Also Working for the Agency
In a decade-plus span McKinsey counted among its clients many of the country's biggest drug companies.