Supply ChainBon Secours Mercy Health Invests in Local Supplier of PPE
A new personal protective equipment manufacturing company is set to open in Cincinnati next year.
Supply ChainFaith-Based Health System Takes on PPE Manufacturing
OSF HealthCare brings mask-making to its network, providing protection for 15 hospitals and jobs for the local community.
Post-AcuteCDC Updates Enhanced Barrier Precautions for Nursing Home Residents
More than 50% of nursing home residents may be colonized with multidrug-resistant organisms, CDC says.
InnovationNorthwestern Researchers Develop a Digital Health Facemask for Clinicians
Dubbed the 'FaceBit,' the quarter-sized sensor array attaches to any mask and tracks the wearer's respiration and heart rate, as...
NursingCDC Funds Vanderbilt School of Nursing Informaticist's Research of the Nation's PPE Supply
Researcher's goals include eliminating the common problem of some hospitals having PPE surplus while neighboring hospitals scramble.
Covid-19Lifting DC's Strict Indoor Mask Mandate Triggers Mix of Confusion, Anxiety and Relief
On the whole, Washington has been especially cautious when it comes to covid, which has helped the city avoid the...
NursingNational Nurses United urges OSHA to make emergency temporary standard (ETS) permanent
'We can?t let our guard down now,' NNU president says.
NursingAs COVID-19 Numbers Soar, Some Nurses Don't Have Adequate Protections, National Nurses United Says
Hospitals and health systems must do more to comply with OSHA emergency temporary standard (ETS), nurse survey reveals.
NursingNew Study by the Emergency Nurses Association Analyzes Traumatic Stress in Near Real-Time
By studying the Tweets of healthcare workers, new research reveals COVID-related traumatic stress as it unfolded.
Covid-19AIHA Voices Concerns About COVID-19 ETS
AIHA argued the ETS does not recognize that all healthcare workers are at risk of inhalation exposure given the strong...
Covid-19This Company Got a $10 Million PPP Loan, Then Closed Its Plant and Moved Manufacturing Jobs to Mexico
Many American businesses received millions in federal pandemic aid intended to protect workers, but exploited loopholes and rule changes to...
Clinical CareTop Three Reasons to Continue Mask Mandates for Patients and Staff
Regulators are continuing to insist on the wearing of masks in healthcare facilities.