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Health care system embraces diversity and inclusion to drive health equity during Covid-19, and beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on people of color amplified the rampant health inequities in our communities. As health care providers, we at Advocate Aurora Health understand it’s our duty to combat the deep-rooted racism th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Editor"s Briefing: We don"t need a new normal — we need a new and improved one

As we all await a “new normal,” let’s not lose the opportunity to improve upon the old normal. The havoc caused by the Covid-19 virus has spared few aspects of daily life. Certainly, it has highlighted problems in our health care system, r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2020

Editor"s Briefing: We don"t need a new normal, we need a new and improved one

As we all await a “new normal,” let’s not lose the opportunity to improve upon the old normal. The havoc caused by the Covid-19 virus has spared few aspects of daily life. Certainly, it has highlighted problems in our health care system, r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2020

What Made U.S. Health Care So Vulnerable to Covid-19: QuickTake

America’s health-care system, the most expensive in the world, is under renewed scrutiny because of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. employers and households spend almost $4 trillion annually on medical care, yet America regularly lags its peers .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 29th, 2020

Maintaining Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace During the COVID-19 Crisis

The current global health pandemic will likely change the way we incorporate diversity and inclusion (D&I) in o.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJul 20th, 2020

DFW Coronavirus Tracker: Officials warn status quo will "overwhelm" health care system as Dallas County reports 1,085 new COVID-19 cases

This story is available as part of a content partnership with WFAA-TV. For more local news, visit WFAA.com. Dallas County reported 1,085 new coronavirus cases on Friday, while the entire state of New York state reported 918. “It is a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2020

Prioritize diversity among doctors

To the editor: We were glad to see the editorial board’s statement that “It's essential for NY to acknowledge bias in health care.” As Covid-19 brings a renewed focus on addressing health... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

This early retiree has a unique glimpse into the COVID-19 pandemic — and her side hustle helps people sidestep financial ruin

‘People are feeling vulnerable’ — COVID-19 highlights the weakness in the U.S. health care system.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2020

Hope dims for hydroxychloroquine even as medical study detailing the drug’s failure is retracted

A month ago, about 70% of the COVID-19 patients being treated at the 13 hospitals that make up the Hackensack Meridian Health system in New Jersey received hydroxychloroquine as part of their care......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2020

Hayes: CEOs need "new playbook" to drive change on racial equity

"We need to go further and address these systemic inequities that have existed. I go back to health equity and inequality in health care, because it's my view that it's at the base (of the issues).".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2020

How Covid-19 is changing the future of nursing through focus on public health needs

Public health nursing once played a key role in the nation's medical care system. The global pandemic could spark a return of that level of service to communities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2020

Covid-19 changes nursing, nation"s health care needs

Public health nursing once played a key role in the nation's medical care system. The global pandemic could spark a return of that level of service to communities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2020

Pennsylvania clears hospitals to perform elective surgeries, procedures again

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is giving many hospitals and ambulatory care centers a green light to resume nonemergency surgeries and procedures that had been put on hold as the state and the health care system dealt with Covid-19. Health .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

These Are the 218 Counties Without a Doctor

With the outbreak of COVID-19, people in the counties without a doctor may have to travel several hours for medical aid. This can trigger the overload of the health care system in those counties with........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 22nd, 2020

Quicken Loans Joins The Fight Against COVID-19 As Michigan Takes Center Stage

Dan Gilbert's Rock Family of Companies announced Thursday a public-private partnership to get Michigan’s strained health care system the resources it needs to fight the coronavirus. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 3rd, 2020

Hawaii Pacific Health launches virtual clinic, adds sites for COVID-19 testing

HPH has also implemented a drive-up COVID-19 specimen collection site at all four of its medical centers to limit exposure to health care staff and other patients in the hospital setting......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

UAB Health System CEO on COVID-19 response, UAB"s PPE supply and how the outbreak could shape the future of health care

UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany on how COVID-19 is affecting the hospital, UAB's PPE supply and what the outbreak means for the health system's finances......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Columbus convention center to serve as overflow site for Covid-19 patients

The Greater Columbus Convention Center will be used as an overflow site for local hospitals that need more space to take care of Covid-19 patients. OhioHealth, the OSU Wexner Medical Center and Mount Carmel Health System have agreed to co-locate thei.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

State reaches out to Pitt health modeling to help COVID-19 response

Pennsylvania officials are asking the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania for help with complex population-health modeling to determine how much the state's health care system could be inundated.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

How tech is helping hospitals manage COVID surge, testing

Speeding up COVID-19 screening and managing patient flows through hospitals are key as thousands of patients are expected to flood the health care system......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

The Speed of Inclusion: Business, Behavior and Benefits of the New IQ

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently on the topic of diversity and inclusion. Panelists included Siyad Abdullahi, president and CEO of Pro-Health Care and Language Banc; Archie Black, president and CEO of SPS Com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019