Louisiana Health Officer Shutters Nursing Homes That Sent Patients to Warehouse, Where 7 Died

September 5th 2021

Bob Dean, the nursing homes' owner, has previously been cited by state officials for evacuating patients to a facility he owned that proved to be inadequate.

MED MOVES: New Leaders at MGH, Inova Loudon Hospital, U of U Health; Cleveland Clinic, MD Anderson Announce Appointments

September 5th 2021

Interim executives are made permanent at Cleveland Clinic, Inova Loudoun Hospital, and University of Utah (U of U) Health, while Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and MD Anderson announce new hires.

Healthcare-Associated Infections Increased in Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

September 3rd 2021

The pandemic caused a jump in healthcare-associated infections in hospitals, highlighting a need to return to infection prevention and control practices that were standard before the pandemic.

Improvements Needed for Selection of Transfer Destinations for Emergency General Surgery

September 2nd 2021

Larger hospitals are associated with more resources for emergency general surgery patients.

Telehealth Increased Healthcare Access for Hispanic, Low-Income Populations During COVID-19

September 2nd 2021

Virtual care can reduce healthcare disparities even after the pandemic ends.