Clinical Care'When It Starts Getting Into Your Local Hospital, It Becomes Real'
A look inside a rural Louisiana hospital on the front lines of a pandemic.
FinanceCMS Approves $34B in Medicare Payment Advances
The payment advances, essentially loans that will have to be paid back, were distributed under CMS's Accelerated and Advance Payment...
NursingA Nurse Bought Protective Supplies for Her Colleagues Using GoFundMe. The Hospital Suspended Her.
Olga Matievskaya raised more than $12,000 to buy and distribute protective gear for her colleagues, who say they felt inadequately...
Clinical CareOIG Finds COVID-19 Testing Delays Bottlenecked Hospital Throughput
An inability to quickly diagnose COVID-19 patients in a timely manner meant that hospitals had to assume that all symptomatic...
Clinical CareMysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients
An initial study found cardiac damage in as many as 1 in 5 patients, leading to heart failure and death...
FinanceIn Desperation, New York State Pays Up to 15 Times the Normal Prices for Medical Equipment
State data shows that New York is paying enormous markups for vital supplies, including almost $250,000 for an X-ray machine....
Clinical CarePrimary Care Providers Blame COVID-19 for 'Severe' Strain on Practices
More than half (54%) of primary care practices are conducting the majority of their visits by telephone.
InnovationAll In for New York: Q&A With Hospital for Special Surgery CEO Lou Shapiro
HSS suspended all nonessential surgeries, expanded capacity, and is treating patients from other hospitals in need of emergency orthopedic surgery,...
InnovationCalifornia Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys
Nothing has prepared California's hospitals for a crisis of the magnitude facing them today.
StrategyAnalysis: What We Need to Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers if We're Going to Beat Coronavirus
ProPublica's health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to...
Covid-19Pence Asks Hospitals to Share Coronavirus Surveillance Data with Feds
The task force wants hospitals to report COVID-19 testing data and provide daily reports on bed capacity and supplies.
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...