By Will Stone – High up near the ceiling, in the dining room of his Seattle-area restaurant, Musa Firat recently installed a “killing zone” — a place where swaths of invisible electromagnetic energy penetrate the air, ready to disarm the coronavirus and other dangerous pathogens that drift upward in tiny, airborne particles.
HHS To Begin Distributing $10 Billion in Additional Funding to Hospitals in High Impact COVID-19 Areas
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is announcing it will begin distributing $10 billion in a second round of high impact COVID-19 area funding to hospitals.
By Julie Sheppard – The importance of hand hygiene compliance has never been greater as it’s a vital part of the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All individuals are instructed to wear a mask, practice social distancing and excercise frequent hand washing.
By Deirdre Ruttle – In recent months, the healthcare industry has been navigating a constantly evolving landscape rich in encouraging social distancing launched by the onset of COVID-19. With many unknowns still lingering, the need to safely and securely deliver and receive healthcare services and payments has become more pressing than ever.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, How to safely open the nation’s schools this fall has become the latest spat in attempting to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nurse Lauren, HealthcareNOW Radio’s content contributor, shares her top infographics for this week’s Friday Five. From healthy living, advice for nurses, and living through the COVID-19 pandemic check out the data presented in these visual images.
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau approved an additional 25 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will use this $10.73 million in funding to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic.
This months episode of “News you can Use” in the traditions of “Ask Me Anything” on HealthcareNOWRadio features news from the month of June.
By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock – In late March, Marcell’s girlfriend took him to the emergency room at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, about 11 miles south of Detroit. “I had [acute] paranoia and depression off the roof,” said Marcell, 46, who asked to be identified only by his first name because he wanted to maintain confidentiality about some aspects of his illness.