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Atrium Health emergency departments putting new safeguards in place to keep patients safe

Dr. Dave Pearson, chief of quality innovations and operations at Atrium Health, discu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

How Atrium Health, Novant plan to shift resources as Hurricane Florence looms

As Hurricane Florence spirals closer toward North Carolina, medical providers in Charlotte are already putting plans in place for moving resources to serve patients. For providers such as Charlotte-based Atrium Health or Winston-Salem-based Novant H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

Providence feels the impact of problems at Unity Center

Providence emergency departments have seen an uptick in patients seeking behavioral health services since June......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Are businesses prepared for the ‘return to work’ security risks?  

Why putting security measures in place to keep data safe as employees rejoin their co.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 1st, 2020

Physicians urge cancer screening to avoid second health crisis

Health care leaders are concerned that delaying cancer screening and care during the pandemic could contribute to another health crisis. Many patients are putting off preventive services and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Physicians urge cancer screening, care to avoid second health crisis

Health care leaders are concerned that delaying cancer screening and care during the pandemic could contribute to another health crisis. Many patients are putting off preventive services and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

The FDA just revoked an emergency OK for the malaria pill hydroxychloroquine in coronavirus patients, as clinical evidence piles up against the drug

Chesnot/Getty Images US health regulators will no longer allow the emergency use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday it has revo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2020

Arizona officials press hospitals to activate emergency plans because of Covid-19 cases

Arizona’s state health officials urged hospitals to fully activate emergency plans to cope with a surge of Covid-19 patients in a Saturday letter, the Arizona Republic reports. Dr. Cara Christ asked hospitals to prepare for crisis care and sus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2020

Novant Health eases some visitor restrictions

Novant Health will today begin lifting some of the visitor restrictions it implemeneted in March to help control the spread of COVID-19. While visitor restrictions remain in place for patients undergoing active treatment for COVID-19 at Novant fa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2020

A financial adviser says there are 4 smart ways to grow your emergency fund — here"s how they stack up

Willie B. Thomas/Getty   Financial experts recommend having an emergency fund that's equal to three to six months worth of expenses. The best place to grow your emergency fund is in a high-interest account that's safe .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2020

Hospitals are stuck waiting for supplies of a promising coronavirus treatment to arrive, days after health authorities OK"d its emergency use

Associated Press A promising coronavirus treatment called remdesivir was approved last week for emergency use in the US. Now, some hospitals are having a hard time getting the drug for their patients. The US government is deciding which hospitals will .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2020

Three Banner urgent care sites in Arizona will not receive coronavirus patients

Banner Health has established three Arizona urgent care sites as locations for common illnesses and non-emergency injuries, which will not treat patients with respiratory complaints such as COVID-19. The sites are meant to prevent exposure to respir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2020

Jefferson CEO battling COVID-19 on multiple fronts, expects ‘immense’ impact on health care providers

Jefferson CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko talks about coping with the coronavirus, keeping patients and employees safe, embracing online learning, protecting safety net hospitals, planning a virtual fashion show and more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2020

Boldt, HGA raced the clock to develop modular health care centers for COVID-19 patients

The call came on March 15, three days into Wisconsin’s public health emergency, and the mission was to design and start making modular hospital facilities for people suffering from COVID-19 within three weeks......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2020

Microsoft makes communications app for Swedish workers on the front line

Swedish Health Services has collaborated with Microsoft Corp. on an app that helps the health care organization monitor and track its resources and patients who have the COVID-19 disease. The app, known as COVID-19 Emergency Response App, has been in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

St. Luke"s Hospital to reopen for COVID-19 patients

The Arizona Department of Health Services is taking emergency action to re-open St. Luke's Medical Center in Phoenix to handle COVID-19 patients. The Army Corps of Engineers will work with the Arizona National Guard to add 340 intensive care unit be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Coronavirus -- With smart public health safeguards in place, let"s consider how to get Americans back to work

Why not let businesses and workers make their own informed decisions if they want to get back to work.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 28th, 2020

Triangle hospitals to postpone elective procedures, a move that will strain budgets

Triangle hospitals have announced they are putting off elective procedures, a sacrifice that could cut into the heart of their operating budgets, as health systems prepare to see a surge in patients due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. On Wednes.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2020

The Already Troubled Airline Industry Pleads For State Relief – Are US Airlines Safe?

The Coronavirus pandemic is upon Europe as the World Health Organization officially declared it as the new epicentre of the COVID-19. When Trump declared a state of emergency on Friday, the situation quickly deteriorated even for US  airlines. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 17th, 2020

Best New Ideas in Health Care: Why hospitals and insurers are paying for housing for some patients

Patients experiencing homelessness often have higher rates of emergency-department usage and their unstable housing can make them harder to treat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2020

Best New Ideas in Health Care: Why hospitals and insurers are spending money to house patients experiencing homelessness

Such patients often have higher rates of emergency-department usage and their unstable housing can make them harder to treat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2020