Tag Archives: covid19

Hospital costs to treat uninsured COVID-19 patients could top $40B

Dive Brief: The Trump administration’s plan to use the $ 100 billion in emergency COVID-19 funding approved March 27 to pay hospitals for treating the uninsured could take up as much as 40% of that funding, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Treating the uninsured for symptoms of the disease… Read More »

Explainer: Do men fare worse with COVID-19?

LONDON (Reuters) – Death and infection tolls from the COVID-19 pandemic spreading around the world point to men being more likely than women to contract the disease and to suffer severe or critical complications if they do. Here are some insights from research and experts: ARE MEN MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO INFECTION WITH THE NEW CORONAVIRUS?… Read More »

Sourcing Digital Health for COVID-19? Mount Sinai’s Medical Innovation Lead Has Advice | WTF Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH As hospitals, health systems, and physician practices look to quickly scale up their digital health, telehealth, and remote monitoring offerings to adjust their delivery systems to the COVID-19 pandemic, what questions should they be asking health tech companies in order to make the right decisions? And, how can these health… Read More »

COVID-19 Daily: Ventilator Rationing, Fast-Turnaround Tests

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — Here are the latest coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Ventilator Rationing? Over the last week, advocates reported that various US states are planning to ration ventilators and other crucial COVID-19 treatments based on patients’ age, overall health,… Read More »