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CMS price transparency rule ‘likely insufficient' in current form

31 minutes ago   |   Healio

The 2019 CMS price transparency rule did not result in uniform publication of hospital chargemasters across various NCI-designated cancer centers, according to study results...
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Skeletal muscle loss phenotype in cirrhosis: a nationwide analysis of hospitalized patients

1 hour ago   |   Clinical Nutrition

There is very limited data on the healthcare burden of muscle loss, the most frequent complication in hospitalized cirrhotics. We determined the healthcare impact of a muscle...
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Trump administration uses wartime powers to be first in line on medical supplies

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

The Trump administration quietly invoked the Defense Production Act to force medical suppliers in Texas and Colorado to sell to it first - ahead of states, hospitals or foreign...
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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Toll Soars to Nearly 3,000 as State Pleads for Aid

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said.
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Preparing For COVID-19 'Surge,' Mass. Hospitals Are Losing $1 Billion A Month, Says Hospital Association

3 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

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'Disaster' feared if sick moved to California nursing homes

4 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A California directive that could open the way for some patients sickened with COVID-19 to be sent from overburdened hospitals to nursing homes is being criticized by industry...
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F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The masks are almost identical in performance to the N95 masks that hospitals and other institutions are struggling to find.
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'A Heck Of A Time To Get Cancer': Hospitals Defer All But The Most Urgent Treatments

6 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

From hip replacements to cancer surgery, some of the "elective procedures" that have had to be postponed because of the coronavirus may not feel very "elective" to the patients...
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A C-Section Is Major Surgery And Its Impact On Your Body Is Major, Too

A C-Section Is Major Surgery And Its Impact On Your Body Is Major, Too

7 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

I'm a c-section mama. Twice over. The first time I delivered via emergency c-section, my beautiful, well-thought out plan for a quiet delivery was thrown out the window when...
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Device that tracks location of nurses re-purposed to record patient mobility

7 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

By re-purposing badges originally designed to locate nurses and other hospital staff, scientists say they can precisely monitor how patients in the hospital are walking outside...
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A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

A warning to the world? New York now scrambling to address Coronavirus outbreak

New York is now serving as a “warning” to the rest of the United States - and the rest of the world, for that matter - as it continues to get battered by the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more ...

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC Now Recommends That Americans Wear Cloth Face Masks In Public

CDC publishes guidelines on wearing cloth face masks in public After a lot of hemming and hawing on the topic of wearing face masks in public , the Centers For Disease Control... Read more ...

Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Cathe's April 2020 Workout Rotation

Hi Everyone! This month we'll push ourselves a little harder with a weekly combination of Hiit, weights and kickboxing. Get focused and get ready to work hard. Drink lots of... Read more ...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks...

To Slow the Spread of Coronavirus, CDC Now Advises Wearing Cloth Face Masks in Public

The Centers For Disease Control is advising all Americans to wear cloth face masks in public , a new national guideline to combat the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump... Read more ...

COVID-19: People Living with OCD Struggle More during the Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19: People Living with OCD Struggle More during the Coronavirus Crisis

With a whole lot of fear and extreme anxiety circling around COVID-19, people with obsessive compulsive disorder are struggling more than usual by following too many hygienic... Read more ...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel...

“How can I cope RIGHT NOW?” These self-care strategies might help you feel better

Every single one of us has gone through difficult times in our lives. But sometimes, something comes along that shatters everything. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we're... Read more ...

Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors' Free Tools May Tell

Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors' Free Tools May Tell

The goal of the tools is is to help people “self-triage,” find out if their symptoms may by consistent with COVID-19. Read more ...

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA

The test checks for protective antibodies in a finger prick of blood, revealing whether a patient has ever been exposed to the coronavirus and now may have some immunity, The... Read more ...

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

Worried about coronavirus? Make sure you're getting enough zinc

If you're stuck at home and feeling a bit helpless when it comes to the coronavirus, you're not alone. When we hear how easily the disease is spread, you might think there's... Read more ...

Tweets That Sum Up How We Feel About The Quarantine StayHome Life

Tweets That Sum Up How We Feel About The Quarantine StayHome Life

Well, friends, we're in this. I mean, we are IN THIS. And by “this,” I mean this forced stay-home-quarantine-because- social-distancing -is-a-word-we-all-use-now lifestyle... Read more ...