Outside of the loss of human life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have greatly affected hospitals, health systems and the way providers deliver care. Healthcare executives are grappling with federal monetary assistance, growing burnout rates, workforce shortages and federal oversight of vaccines and testing. This channel is also designed to update clinicians on new research and guidelines regarding COVID patient treatment strategies and risk assessments.

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A law firm hired to investigate the situation reviewed more than 300,000 pages of documents and conducted more than 250 hours of interviews. 

Malissa Wood, MD, associate chief of cardiology for diversity and equity at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains the role of health equity in cardiovascular care and what her health system is doing to address it. 

As the world grapples with the potential downsides of generative AI, a global group of healthcare researchers is warning of health perils that could emanate from well beyond clinical settings.

CDC centers for disease control at HIMSS 2023.

CDC director announces her resignation from the agency

News of the CDC director’s departure comes on the same day as an announcement made by the World Health Organization declaring the end of the COVID global health emergency.

May 5, 2023

Nurses return to hospitals after pandemic exodus

Hospitals are seeing a return of the nursing workforce after many left their jobs during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 1, 2023
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New COVID-19 variant with high transmissibility identified

“We're not seeing high rates of XBB.1.16 yet in the United States, but it may become more prominent in coming weeks," says Matthew Binnicker, PhD, director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic.

April 28, 2023
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Global healthcare partnership targets ‘the big catch-up’ vaccination initiative

The initiative aims to reverse the declining trend in childhood vaccination that has been recorded in more than 100 countries since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 25, 2023

Florida surgeon general altered COVID-19 study findings

Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo altered important findings in a COVID-19 study with the intent to spread misinformation about vaccine safety.

April 25, 2023
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DOJ targets COVID-related healthcare fraud

One official described it as the 'largest-ever coordinated law enforcement action' of its kind.

April 20, 2023
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FDA announces shift to simplify COVID-19 vaccines

The recommendation updates the FDA’s emergency use authorizations for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines.

April 19, 2023

Moderna, Merck say new combination treatment boosts skin cancer survival

The new findings come after Moderna accused other pharmaceutical companies of stealing its mRNA technology for COVID-19 vaccines.

April 17, 2023
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