The Role of Hospitals

Nov 1, 2021
Hospitals and health systems and their teams have been on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years. Hospitals and health care workers have stood strong for their communities, and they have a vital role in our society to keep communities healthy.
Jan 15, 2023
Despite data on the large numbers of people who have suffered and even died from COVID-19, many still don’t fear the virus and remain unvaccinated. That was the case of an unvaccinated man in New Hampshire until COVID-19 hospitalized him at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and nearly took his…
Jan 15, 2023
Vail Health in Eagle River Valley, Colo. collaborated with local mental health providers, first responders and others to address the “paradise paradox” and stem a surge in suicides.
Jan 15, 2023
“Real Talk,” an online women’s health education series by Virtua Health, features unfiltered, interactive chats with medical experts on a wide-range of health topics. It’s inspiring, informative programming aimed at helping women (and their families) live longer and better.
Jan 15, 2023
With COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions ticking up in early 2023, University of Florida Health — which serves all Florida counties — continues to encourage people to get vaccinated and boosted. The UF Health website features “Your Guide to COVID-Shots” with vaccine availability by county,…
Jan 5, 2023
The mission of all hospitals and health systems, regardless of size and location, is to provide quality care to patients and advance health in their communities.
Dec 12, 2022
Fewer than 1 in 4 pediatric hospital beds are available nationwide, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A pediatric infectious disease physician at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago talks about the growing risks of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, and…
Dec 12, 2022
An animated video course describes seven distinct vaccine-related mindsets, or personas, and models how health care professionals can apply person-centered communication strategies when discussing COVID-19 vaccination. The online course, created by the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical…
Dec 12, 2022
Two healthy children overcame severe illness due to COVID-19, receiving care and treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Both children had developed MIS-C, a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19. Texas Children’s has released a video of the parents sharing their stories —…
Dec 12, 2022
When children are hospitalized during the holidays, a simple gift of a toy, book or game helps to brighten their day. Kapiolani Medical Center for Women…