COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Aug 5, 2020
More than one in four individuals in a recent national survey reported they would wait four months or longer to seek previously skipped medical care due to fear of COVID-19.
Aug 5, 2020
Patient safety has always been the number one priority for hospitals and health care providers, and COVID-19 has not changed that one bit. In fact, the safety protocols put into place for patients, families, care providers and staff since the pandemic’s onset are the most stringent they’ve ever…
Aug 4, 2020
A series of free videos from Med Tac offers guidance on how essential workers and the public can stay safe during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Aug 3, 2020
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host webinars on crisis standards of care and COVID-19 data applications for state and local decision-making during the pandemic.
Aug 3, 2020
The National Institutes of Health’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative awarded $248.7 million in contracts to produce four new laboratory tests and three new point-of-care tests to detect SARS-CoV-2.
Jul 31, 2020
There’s a poignant moment in Hamilton: An American Musical in which a despondent George Washington laments the long odds of his revolution, “a powder keg about to explode” unless he receives an immediate infusion of the supplies and reinforcements he was initially promised at the war’s start.
Jul 30, 2020
AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., authored an opinion article for USA Today, urging patients to continue to rely on hospitals and emergency rooms for non-COVID-19, life-saving, medically necessary care.
Jul 24, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a series of free COVID-19 training sessions for both VA and non-VA clinicians.
Jul 24, 2020
Even though Congress has passed several bills that provide some relief for hospitals during the COVID-19 health emergency, more must be done, said AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in an interview with Washington, D.C.-based WONK-FM.