Covid-19Is Novavax, the Latecomer Covid Vaccine, Worth the Wait?
Novavax's vaccine is based on proteins rather than mRNA and has been used since early 2022 in other countries.
Clinical CareThe Exec: Hospitals Should Embrace Huddles to Boost Reliability
Hackensack University Medical Center CMO Lisa Tank says huddles at the hospital promote safety and quality.
Covid-19How Lawmakers in Texas and Florida Undermine COVID Vaccination Efforts
The shift in health information trails rhetoric from Republican politicians who have reversed their positions on COVID vaccines.
Clinical CareThe Exec: Boost Your Risk Management Strategy Now
Alan Harmatz, CMO of Medical City Dallas, says patient safety involves assessing how a care process works, determining whether the...
Supply ChainNo Easy Fix for U.S. Drug Shortages
Pharmaceutical shortages are jeopardizing care quality, patient safety.
MarketingPeople Who Used Recalled Philips Breathing Machines Face Painful Choices
The devices at their bedsides were lifelines, until they learned the foam inside could break down and make them sick....
MarketingTop Philips Executive Approved Sale of Defective Breathing Machines by Distributors, Despite Tests Showing Health Risks
Philips argued in court that its U.S. subsidiary should be responsible for damages caused by its CPAP machines and ventilators....
Clinical CareFor People With Sickle Cell Disease, ERs Can Mean Life-Threatening Waits
A crisis can quickly escalate into life-threatening complications such as strokes, seizures, and sepsis.
NursingA Third of Schools Don't Have a Nurse. Here's Why That's a Problem.
Meanwhile, the nation is facing high rates of chronic illnesses among K-12 students, such as diabetes and asthma.
Clinical CareFeds Hope to Cut Sepsis Deaths by Hitching Medicare Payments to Treatment Stats
A new Biden administration rule setting treatment metrics for sepsis has triggered pushback for its lack of flexibility.
Clinical CareSenator Calls for DOJ Action Against Philips for Keeping CPAP Machine Complaints Secret
Sen. Richard Blumenthal is seeking federal enforcement days after a ProPublica and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette investigation revealed the company kept secret...
Trump Misplaced Blame When He Said Drug Shortages Were Biden's Fault
"Under 'Crooked Joe' Biden, there has been a catastrophic increase in shortages of essential medicines." ? Donald Trump.