North Dakota hospitals at full capacity amid COVID-19 surge, staff shortages

North Dakota hospitals are reportedly at full capacity amid surging coronavirus cases and a shortage of healthcare workers. On Monday, Gov. Doug Burgum announced a new measure to address the dire situation, allowing COVID-19-positive healthcare workers who are asymptomatic to … Read more…

Doctors move from hospitals to COVID-19 testing sites to treat communities of color

Nightline BREAKING NEWS: As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President/CEO of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American … Read more…

Coronavirus strains Florida health system as some hospitals run out of ICU beds in largest counties

As of Tuesday, more than 5,000 Florida patients were using roughly 83% of the state’s more than 6,000 ICU beds, according to the state’s Agency for Health Care Administration. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Nearly 300 Doctors In Delhi’s Municipal Hospitals Threaten Mass Resignations

In letters written to authorities, doctors from two municipal hospitals describe their economic woes. Not having received salaries for three months, cannot afford house rents, travelling expenses and essential commodities, they say. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories BEST … Read more…

Russians claim to have an effective treatment for the coronavirus, which hospitals will start using in June

Russia has approved an anti-influenza drug to treat Covid-19 and will start delivering courses of the drug, Avifavir, to hospitals in June, according to Russia’s sovereign wealth fund (RDIF). Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Q1 2020 financial update

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marc Brown marc.t.brown@kp.org 510-271-6328 Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of its members and communities it serves. As a nonprofit health care system, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, … Read more…

Hospitals are rescheduling elective surgeries but worry about demand after the backlog is cleared

Hospitals have restarted elective surgery and diagnostic procedures this month and are seeing strong demand from patients rescheduling cases, but executives worry about the pipeline for new procedures, once they’ve worked the through the backlog. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Coronavirus patients discharged from hospitals report ‘long struggle,’ some relapse, WHO says

“Certainly, there have been some reported cases of putative relapse, so, people who have fallen sick again,” said Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO’s emergencies program. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

U.S. hospitals are losing millions of dollars per day in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic — and recovery may take years

Conservative estimates indicate that U.S. hospitals are losing more than a billion dollars per day by complying with the guidance from policymakers and the leading medical associations to preserve resources for Covid-19 patients. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

U.S. hospitals are losing millions of dollars per day in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic — and recovery may take years

Conservative estimates indicate that U.S. hospitals are losing more than a billion dollars per day by complying with the guidance from policymakers and the leading medical associations to preserve resources for Covid-19 patients. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Legacy applications pose serious cybersecurity risks to hospitals warns BridgeHead

Cybersecurity, clinical and IT thought leaders from BridgeHead and AbedGraham join forces to deliver new white paper outlining the risks and consequences of running legacy systemsHIMSS19, Orlando – 12 February 2019: Today sees the launch of a new white paper … Read more…

Legacy applications pose serious cybersecurity risks to hospitals warns BridgeHead

Cybersecurity, clinical and IT thought leaders from BridgeHead and AbedGraham join forces to deliver new white paper outlining the risks and consequences of running legacy systemsHIMSS19, Orlando – 12 February 2019: Today sees the launch of a new white paper … Read more…

Trump signs $484 billion coronavirus relief bill to boost small business, hospitals and testing

The bill includes $ 370 billion for small business aid, $ 75 billion for hospitals and $ 25 billion for testing during the coronavirus pandemic. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Trump signs $484 billion coronavirus relief bill to boost small business, hospitals and testing

The bill includes $ 370 billion for small business aid, $ 75 billion for hospitals and $ 25 billion for testing during the coronavirus pandemic. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Coronavirus: desperate appeals for protective clothing from hospitals and councils – BBC News

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COVID-19: Inside the Army Corps of Engineers’ Race to Build Emergency Coronavirus Hospitals | TIME

TIME SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

California Hospitals Face Surge With Proven Fixes And Some Hail Marys

California’s hospitals thought they were ready for the next big disaster. They’ve retrofitted their buildings to withstand a major earthquake and  whisked patients out of danger during deadly wildfires. They’ve kept patients alive with backup generators amid sweeping power shutoffs … Read more…

More Than 5,000 Surgery Centers Can Now Serve As Makeshift Hospitals During COVID-19 Crisis

The Trump administration cleared the way Monday to immediately use outpatient surgery centers, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, hotels and even dormitories as makeshift hospitals, health care centers or quarantine sites during the coronavirus crisis. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services … Read more…

Biden Goes After ‘Reckless’ Trump Claim That Hospitals Are Using Too Many Face Masks

“This is ridiculous and completely false,” the former veep said of the president’s claims that medical workers were misusing protective supplies. U.S. News – Breaking News and Latest Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE: Get an Additional 20% OFF Flea and Tick … Read more…

Hospitals are still scheduling elective procedures during coronavirus crisis, and frontline medical workers fear they’re infecting patients

Six medical workers told CNBC that they disagree with their hospitals’ policies around elective procedures, which are going ahead in the midst of a pandemic. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Hospitals set up coronavirus tents, seek emergency credit and $100 billion in US aid as they face onslaught of cases

At Mount Sinai Health System’s Morningside hospital in New York City, the number of coronavirus patients at the 500-bed facility doubled in two days this week. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

US coronavirus cases soar past 7,000 as doctors say hospitals aren’t prepared for a continuing surge

The American healthcare system might not be prepared for what’s next in the coronavirus pandemic if people don’t heed warnings from authorities, health officials say. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals National Leadership Team

Chairman and CEO Greg Adams recently announced a new national leadership team and organizational structure for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals. The new organizational structure is designed to optimize Kaiser Permanente’s current operations for quality and affordability by further … Read more…

2019 financial results for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Hospitals

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Marc Brown marc.t.brown@kp.org 510-271-6328 OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported 2019 annual financial results. Total operating revenues for 2019 were $ 84.5 billion, compared to $ 79.7 … Read more…

Health-care stocks rise as Trump talks new price disclosure rules for hospitals and insurers

Insurers UnitedHealth, Cigna, Humana and Anthem were each moving to session highs in intraday trading Friday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Listen: Five Oklahoma Hospitals Collapsed – What Happened?

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Jackie Fortiér to discuss why a series of rural hospitals collapsed, leaving hundreds of residents without jobs and their communities without lifesaving emergency medical care. Weber and California Healthline senior correspondent … Read more…

Insurance linked to hospitals’ decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies

A national study finds differences in the decisions to admit or transfer children with mental health emergencies based on the patients’ insurance type. Children without insurance are more likely to be transferred to another hospital than those with insurance. Child … Read more…

Trump administration considers making hospitals publish prices they negotiate with insurers

The Trump administration is considering a rule that would require hospitals to publicize the prices they negotiate with insurers. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…