Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Mar 22, 2022
At the height of the pandemic and patient surges, New York-based Northwell Health and Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare began collaborating on how to address each system’s staffing shortfalls. Intermountain would soon deploy 48 team members to Northwell, which later returned the favor.
Mar 21, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration last week authorized for emergency use a new over-the-counter COVID-19 test.
Mar 21, 2022
Mask mandates are being lifted in cities and towns across the U.S. and more employees are transitioning from remote work at home and returning to their offices, so people are wondering: Are we nearing the end of the pandemic?
Mar 18, 2022
In a captivating video interview, Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the AHA, shares his perspectives on the challenges facing the field and the AHA’s priorities for addressing them. Mr.
Mar 17, 2022
As of January, only 27 states had a plan for how they will prioritize Medicaid eligibility and renewal actions when the continuous enrollment requirement ends after the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to a survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Mar 17, 2022
The COVID-19 Uninsured Program will stop accepting claims for testing and treatment on March 22 at 11:59 p.m. ET and claims for vaccination on April 5 at 11:59 p.m. ET due to lack of sufficient funds, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Mar 15, 2022
Weekly COVID-19-associated hospitalization rates among U.S. infants and children under age 5 have declined since peaking Jan. 8, but peak rates during omicron predominance were about five times those during delta predominance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Mar 15, 2022
Without additional funding from Congress, the U.S. cannot secure sufficient COVID-19 vaccine boosters and variant-specific vaccines for all Americans; reimburse providers to test, treat and vaccinate the uninsured; provide monoclonal antibody therapies to states; or sustain testing capacity, among…
Mar 14, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration recently authorized extending from six to nine months the shelf life for refrigerated Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine stored at 2-8 degrees Celsius (about 36-46 degrees Fahrenheit), based on data submitted by the company.