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May 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot across the health care landscape, including how care teams communicate, interact and collaborate with others.
May 29, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $15 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds to 52 tribal health services providers based on need and capacity to respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities.
May 29, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response released resources focused on establishing, funding and operationalizing medical operations coordination cells and alternative care sites.
May 29, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration May 27 authorized the emergency use of the Stryker Sustainability Solutions VHP N95 Respirator Decontamination System during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2020
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this month issued COVID-19 pandemic operational guidance for the forthcoming hurricane season.
May 29, 2020
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released shows community transmission of COVID-19 in the U.S. was occurring in February of this year.
May 29, 2020
For three weeks, beginning May 4 and ending May 24, the Department of Health and Human Services said it delivered to states, territories and government agencies more than 12,000 cases of 40 vials each of remdesivir to help treat COVID-19 infections.
May 29, 2020
AHA voiced support for legislation that would provide an additional $2 billion for hospitals and other health care providers to expand broadband and telehealth services during the COVID-19 crisis through the Federal Communication Commission Rural Health Care Program.
May 29, 2020 by Rick Pollack
The Census Bureau recently reported that “a third of Americans now show signs of clinical anxiety or depression” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also been reported that Americans are increasingly at risk for “deaths of despair” from substance misuse and suicide, forecasting that the mental health crisis could approach levels of loss similar to COVID-19.
May 28, 2020
On this Advancing Health podcast, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and chief nursing officer, along with Parkview Health leaders Charles Clark, president of behavioral health, and Paula Bostwick, vice president of behavioral health hospital services, discuss how the health system’s efforts to engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to a decrease in reported workplace violence and improved safety for patients.