NursingHygienists Brace for Pitched Battles With Dentists in Fights Over Practice Laws
Illinois trails many other states in allowing dental hygienists unsupervised contact with patients. In Colorado, on the extreme end, hygienists...
Clinical CareRural Hospital in New York Rising to Challenges
Bon Secours Community Hospital is maintaining financial sustainability and working through a $40 million revitalization project.
Covid-19What Will It Take to Boost Vaccinations? The Scene From Kentucky's Back Roads
Kentucky is in the midst of a COVID-19 wildfire sparing no part of the state; new case counts topped 4,000...
PayerSanford Health Plan Launches Bundled MA Product
The new plan -- Align powered by Sanford Health Plan ? covers Medicare Advantage enrollees in South Dakota, North Dakota...
TelehealthAdvocates Press CMS to Make Permanent Rural Tele-behavioral Health Services
The letter notes that 20% of rural Americans experience mental illness, and that rural America is disproportionally adversely affected by...
Covid-19When COVID Deaths Are Dismissed or Stigmatized, Grief Is Mixed With Shame and Anger
Americans who have lost loved ones to COVID in communities where the disease isn't taken seriously may encounter efforts to...
Clinical CareUnder Pressure, Montana Hospital Considers Adding Psych Beds Amid a Shortage
Across Montana, such units routinely hit capacity and some struggle to find enough workers to staff them.
Human ResourcesLack of a Vaccine Mandate Becomes Competitive Advantage in Hospital Staffing Wars
About 39% of U.S. hospitals had announced vaccine mandates.
TelehealthTeladoc Offers Hurricane Ida's Victims Free Virtual Care
To access the service, telephone Teladoc directly at 855-225-5032.
StrategyRural Healthcare Is 'Personal' Says Departing Margaret Mary Health CEO
Tim Putnam, DHA, MBA, shares details about his career experiences, working on the Biden-Harris Administration COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force,...
Covid-19To Stoke Rural Vaccination Rates, Trusted Farmers Are Asked to Spread Word
Boosting COVID-19 vaccination rates in rural America is now less a problem of access and more an issue of trust.
Covid-19Have Vaccines, Will Travel: On the Road With a COVID Entrepreneur
Kyle Austin, a traveling pharmacist, set up his mobile clinic in Virginia City on a recent Saturday, the latest stop...