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A nurse sailed 34 hours nonstop on a 50-foot boat from Virginia to NYC to treat COVID-19 patients at a local hospital

Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Nurse Rachel Hartley .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2020

How a brewery is combating COVID-19 and helping the nearby local hospital test patients

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is making the transport medium needed to process COVID-19 tests for northern California neighbor E.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 5th, 2020

How a Utah health system helped relieve New York hospital workers

In early April, staff at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah were told that the 24-hospital system would be sending a delegation to New York to treat Covid-19 patients.  Employees would have about two... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 2nd, 2020

How medical staffers from a Utah health system helped relieve NY hospital workers

In early April employees at Intermountain Healthcare in Utah got an email letting them know the 24-hospital system would be sending a delegation to New York to treat Covid-19 patients. They would... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 30th, 2020

Christ Hospital to test treatment for COVID-19

Christ Hospital is expected to be among the first in the nation to begin using plasma donated by people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat hospitalized patients who are acutely ill......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2020

A USNS Comfort sailor tested positive for the coronavirus hours after Trump let the Navy ship start taking COVID-19 patients

Mike Segar/Reuters A sailor on board USNS Comfort, the Navy hospital ship in New York City, tested positive for the coronavirus, ABC.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

As cities scramble for hospital beds to treat COVID-19 patients, Leo A Daly offers a hotel-to-hospital solution

Several states and municipalities are aggressively investigating the conversion of hotels into makeshift hospitals in order to free up much-needed beds in hospitals for patients who have contracted COVID-19......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 31st, 2020

Nurse dies in New York hospital where workers are reduced to using trash bags as protective medical gear

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly A healthcare worker in a New York City hospital died from COVID-19 on Tuesday.  He was working with COVID-19 patients and was diagnosed with the vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

A startup 3D-printed emergency breathing valves for COVID-19 patients at an Italian hospital in less than 6 hours

Reuters A few days ago, staff.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2020

Banking on a new product

Spaulding Medical focused on product that would help treat patients with Covid-19.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals15 hr. 50 min. ago

Oregon hospitals to receive experimental Covid treatment

The Oregon Health Authority will distribute an experimental Covid-19 treatment to state hospitals. The drug remdesivir has been used to treat patients with severe Covid-19 symptoms, and preliminary testing has shown that patients using it have fa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2020

The hospital ship Trump sent to Los Angeles to support COVID-19 fight stopped taking patients after treating just 77 people

Mike Blake/Reuters The US Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy deployed to Los A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2020

How does Gilead market a pandemic treatment?

In a matter of weeks, remdesivir has gone from a shelved, failed hepatitis C treatment to the center of a national effort to treat patients suffering from covid-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2020

How does Gilead market a pandemic treatment?

In a matter of weeks, remdesivir has gone from a shelved, failed hepatitis C treatment to the center of a national effort to treat patients suffering from covid-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 7th, 2020

Preventing blood clots is becoming a crucial part of caring for COVID-19 patients, both in the hospital and after they leave

Crystal Cox/Business Insider As the coronavirus pandemic persists in the US, doctors are learning more about some of the harmful complications associated with COVID-19.  Treating blood .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2020

How a brewery is combating COVID-19 and helping a nearby hospital test patients

Sierra Nevada Brewing is making the transport medium needed to process COVID-19 tests for its Northern California neighbor E.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 5th, 2020

Sheppard Pratt to host "magic mushroom" trials in partnership with UK firm

A researcher at local psychiatric hospital Sheppard Pratt is gearing up to participate in clinical trials that will involve investigating the effects psilocybin, or "magic mushrooms," can have on patients dealing with depression that has not responded.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2020

Local hospitals receive funding from state loan program

Monongahela Valley Hospital and hospitals in two outlying counties are among those across Pennsylvania sharing in $323 million in loans from the Wolf administration to help them in the Covid-19 crisis. Mon Valley Hospital will receive $15 million fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020

Saint Luke"s cardiologist leads trial to see if diabetes drug can prevent serious Covid-19 complications

Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and drug company AstraZeneca PLC are conducting a clinical trial to see if a drug now used to treat diabetes could help prevent deadly complications in Covid-19 patients. The DARE-19 trial involves dapagliflozin,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2020

Dyson says UK government does not need its COVID-19 ventilator

Vacuum cleaner company Dyson said the British government no longer needed the ventilator it had developed from scratch to help plug a shortfall of the devices needed to treat patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2020

Through layers of protective gear, a married nurse couple shared a tender moment while tending to coronavirus patients at a busy Florida hospital

Nicole Hubbard via AP A colleague snapped a powerful photo of married nurse.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2020