St. Luke’s University Health Network has tapped an unexpected, but welcome, labor pool of college students to help remotely monitor hospitalized COVID patients in eight of the Bethlehem-based network’s dozen hospitals using revolutionary medical technology.
By Devin Partida – As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world, people who had never had to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) at work before began engaging in new activities that health care providers know well — wearing items that help keep them safe from pathogens.
By Arthur Allen – How two effective vaccines on the market make it so much harder to quickly test any competing vaccines.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the pharmaceutical industry. News from UPI, Updox, Allscripts, AMA, FDA, Kaiser Family Foundation, STAT, HHS, CDC, NIH and more.
By Matt Dickson – The US is now distributing and vaccinating with two COVID-19 vaccines. Exactly who is qualified to receive the vaccine, and when, will be determined by a combination of factors such as guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, state guidelines, supply chain availability, and more.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Here are some excerpts from the latest blog posts.
By Elisabeth Rosenthal – I still remember exactly where I was sitting decades ago, during the short film shown in class: For a few painful minutes, we watched a woman talking mechanically, raspily through a hole in her throat, pausing occasionally to gasp for air. The public service message: This is what can happen if you smoke.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the pharmaceutical industry. News from APC Health, AstraZeneca, CCT Research, American Medical Association, CarePlus Health Plans, CareSource, LANES, American Screening, eTrueNorth and more.
Nurse Lauren gives her Wellness Wednesday tips on how to stay healthy to avoid the flu and COVID-19 this winter.