Covid-19Biden Releases a New Plan to Combat COVID, but Experts Say There's Still a Ways to Go
Both signs of progress and setbacks have cropped up along the way.
Covid-19A Boy Went to a COVID-Swamped ER. He Waited for Hours. Then His Appendix Burst.
As the nation's hospitals fill and emergency rooms overflow with critically ill COVID-19 patients, the non-COVID-19 patients have become collateral...
Covid-19ICUs are filled with COVID — and regret
In hospitals throughout the South as well as in parts of California and Oregon, more than 50% of the inpatients...
Covid-19ECMO Life Support Is a Last Resort for COVID, and in Short Supply in South
Doctors often describe ECMO as a way to let the lungs "rest" ? especially useful when even ventilation isn't fully...
Covid-19The Pandemic Almost Killed Allie. Her Community's Vaccination Rate Is 45%.
Mississippi has one of the highest per capita infection rates in the nation and one of the lowest vaccination rates.
FinanceSutter Health Banks $636M in Q2
Nevertheless, Sutter warned that "financial challenges remain considerable and more difficult decisions lie ahead."
Revenue CycleReport: Hospital Margins Tight Even with Improved Revenues, Volumes
Those tight margins are being driven by rising expenses and COVID-19 Delta variant concerns.
Clinical CareBlack Patients Suffered Worse Patient Safety Outcomes Than White Patients in the Same Hospitals
New Urban Institute racial disparity study looks at quality of care within the same hospitals.
Covid-19COVID Caseload Surges Linked to Doubled Mortality at Hardest-hit Hospitals
Nearly 1 in every 4 deaths and almost 6,000 total deaths may have been attributable to hospital strain due to...
Revenue CycleKey Metrics for Docs, Hospitals Near Pre-Pandemic Levels
Hospital margins remained narrow despite in May rising patient volumes.
StrategyIn California, Nursing Home Owners Can Operate After They're Denied a License
Studies have found that homes owned by for-profit entities racked up more deficiencies and had lower staffing levels, compared with...
Telehealth'Better Than the Hospital': Pandemic Boosts Care for Serious Illnesses at Home
A growing number of health systems are offering people with more serious health conditions hospital-level treatment in the comfort of...