U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemicby Associated Press on April 5, 2020 at 9:29 pm
Federal agencies largely waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment needed by front-line healthcare workers.
Doctors, nurses leave homes to protect families from virusby Associated Press on April 5, 2020 at 3:38 pm
Countless doctors and nurses around the world are choosing to move to hotels, tents, garages and other temporary housing to protect their loved ones — even as they risk exposing themselves to a virus that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.
Amid coronavirus pandemic, black mistrust of medicine loomsby Associated Press on April 5, 2020 at 3:20 pm
Historic failures in government responses to disasters and emergencies, medical abuse, neglect and exploitation have jaded generations of black people into a distrust of public institutions.
Quest, Labcorp see delays for COVID-19 test resultsby Kelsey Ketchum, Genomeweb on April 5, 2020 at 2:40 pm
In a recent statement, Quest acknowledged a backlog that resulted from "a sharp influx of test orders that continued to outpace our growing capacity."
Health Care Service Corp. executives see big paydaysby Stephanie Goldberg, Crain's Chicago Business on April 5, 2020 at 2:34 pm
Executive pay keeps climbing at Health Care Service Corp., even as the health insurance giant lays off workers and looks for a new strategy.
Even deep in COVID-19 crisis, start planning now for what followsby Rulon Stacey and Jiban Khuntia on April 5, 2020 at 12:06 am
The unfortunate reality is that the very best-case scenario is that our healthcare system suffers a financial disaster as opposed to the country suffering a medical catastrophe.
Plasma being tested as a treatment for COVID-19by Associated Press on April 4, 2020 at 11:23 pm
Doctors around the world are dusting off a century-old treatment for infections: Infusions of blood plasma teeming with immune molecules that helped survivors beat the new coronavirus. There's no proof it will work.
Healthcare jobs are a mounting casualty of the coronavirus crisisby Associated Press on April 4, 2020 at 5:55 pm
Despite a strong need for clinicians, healthcare organizations are laying off or furloughing thousands of workers
Critical-access hospitals with long-term care units face more COVID-19 dangersby Maria Castellucci on April 4, 2020 at 5:00 am
Nursing homes are proving to be a breeding ground for COVID-19 outbreaks, so critical-access hospitals that own long-term care facilities are making plans to prevent any cases that could overrun their EDs.