MED MOVES: Intermountain Healthcare names first chief equity officer, and more

May 14th 2022

University Hospitals selects a president for three Ohio hospitals, University of Virginia Medical Center chooses a CEO, and other leaders fill new posts.

Former nurse sentenced to probation in death of patient

May 13th 2022

RaDonda Vaught received probation in a case that gained national attention. Many expressed relief she was spared a prison term, but experts warned her conviction could deter nurses from disclosing errors.

Health groups urge Biden administration to maintain COVID-19 public health emergency

May 13th 2022

The American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, AARP and others argue the emergency declaration provides critical tools to fight the virus and protect the public.

The U.S. reaches 1 million COVID-19 deaths. Thousands are healthcare workers.

May 13th 2022

President Joe Biden marked the grim milestone Thursday. More than 3,000 healthcare workers died in the first year of the pandemic, but the full toll isn’t clear.

Should hospital nurses be working 12-hour shifts?

May 12th 2022

Some nursing leaders say shorter, more flexible shifts would help the nursing shortage and also protect patients. But moving away from 12-hour shifts wouldn’t be easy.