Kaiser Health News
As COVID hospitalization rates stabilize and relief funding dries up, travel nurse contracts that were plentiful and lucrative are vanishing.
Medication errors like the one that led to the controversial prosecution of Tennessee nurse RaDonda Vaught could be prevented easily with a simple fix, safety advocates say.
States like Oregon were watching as a Massachusetts health cost watchdog agency and a coalition of consumers, health systems, and insurers helped block a hospital expansion over fears it would drive up costs.
A growing coalition of epidemiologists and aerosol scientists say that improved ventilation could be a powerful tool against the coronavirus — if businesses are willing to invest the money.
The role that the federal government plays in containing future epidemics will hinge on the outcome of an appeal of the recent court ruling that overturned the mask mandate for travelers.
A few older drugs show promise as COVID-fighters, but some scientists say the pharmaceutical industry has shown little interest in testing them when it can earn billions from mediocre new ones.
Recovery from COVID-19 can take much longer than expected, but that's not necessarily "long COVID."
Congress is taking an interest in how quality of care changes when private equity firms purchase nursing homes, and an investigation is under way.