COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Oct 22, 2020
Two papers published this month in Clinical Infectious Diseases describe ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has sped the development of health service delivery innovations.
Oct 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is altering the nursing profession, and nurse executives are seizing the moment to strengthen the profession.
Oct 16, 2020
With millions of people sick with COVID-19 and hundreds of thousands dead, the negative consequences of the pandemic are clear.
Oct 16, 2020
The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and The Undefeated teamed up to conduct a joint nationwide survey of African American experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Half of the 777 African American adults surveyed said they would probably or definitely not accept a coronavirus vaccine.
Oct 16, 2020
In a new American Health Association (AHA) podcast, two experts discuss how the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles used the 4Ms Framework for an Age-Friendly Health System during the COVID-19 pandemic to enhance its geriatric fracture program and telemedicine encounters.
Oct 15, 2020
Cynthia Caroselli, PhD, RN, associate healthcare system director for patient services and chief nurse executive at the Veterans Affairs (VA) New York Harbor Healthcare System shared the lessons learned during her organization’s experience at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of…
Oct 8, 2020
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) partnered with the University of New Mexico’s ECHO Institute in Albuquerque, N.M., and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston to establish a National Nursing Home COVID Action Network.
Oct 8, 2020
In his Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support for Mental—and Behavioral—Health, President Trump established a mental health working group to prevent suicide, end the opioid crisis and improve mental and behavioral health.
Oct 8, 2020
The American Hospital Association released updated resources for its “Wear a Mask” and “United Against the Flu” campaigns.
Oct 2, 2020
An analysis of blood drawn from a random sample of 28,503 U.S. adults receiving dialysis in July 2020 found fewer than 10% had antibodies for COVID-19. Whether the finding would hold for all U.S. adults is uncertain.