Clinical CareCoronavirus Patients Caught In Conflict Between Hospital And Nursing Homes
Hospitals need to clear out patients who no longer need acute care. Nursing homes don't want to take discharged patients...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: National PPE Survey 'Paints Disturbing and Alarming Picture'
The national survey shows widespread shortages of personal protective equipment, including respirators, surgical masks, face shields, and gowns.
StrategyWith COVID-19 Surge Expected, Appalachian Regional Furloughs 500 Staff
The temporary layoffs at the Lexington, Kentucky-based health system will affect 8% of its 6,000 employees, who were given the...
StrategyWhat We Know — and Don't Know — About Possible Coronavirus Treatments Promoted by Trump
There isn?t enough evidence that decades-old anti-malarial drugs work for the treatment or prevention of coronavirus, but here?s what we...
Clinical CareExpired Respirators. Reused Masks. Nurses in the Nation's Original Covid-19 Epicenter Offer Sobering Accounts of What Could Come.
Clinicians' struggles in coronavirus hotspots may well preview what medical providers in other states could face amid a national shortage...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Follow 7 Overarching Principles for Delaying Elective Surgery
Delaying elective surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic increases hospital bed capacity as well as boosts supplies of personal protective gear...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Urgent Need to Boost Care Capacity and Healthcare Worker Safety
Experts anticipate hospital bed shortage and warn about dire consequences of personal protective equipment shortages.
StrategyAt the Epicenter: An Interview With Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling
Dowling speaks about the opportunity to lead during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Infectious Disease Expert Shares Lessons Learned From Other Recent Outbreaks
Virus outbreaks in the recent past have posed challenges, but the novel coronavirus has an uncommon potential to wreak havoc,...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Tiered Staffing Recommended to Bolster Critical Care
A crucial element of creating new ICUs during a pandemic is combining experienced critical care staff with reassigned non-ICU personnel.
Clinical Care4-Tier Prioritization for Coronavirus Testing Recommended
Despite widespread calls to increase U.S. novel coronavirus testing, the tests have been in limited supply since January.
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Drastic Actions Recommended to Avoid Critical Care Overload
Optimal mitigation efforts, which focus on slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, will not avoid critical care resources being...