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Hospitals urge HHS to distribute billions that remain in the COVID-19 relief fund

Photo: Cavan Images/Getty Images Hospitals and provider groups, including the American Hospital Association and America’s Essential Hospitals, are requesting that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services distribute billions of dollars that remain in a $ 178 billion COVID-19 relief fund meant for providers. In a letter sent to HHS on Monday, the groups… Read More »

When hospitals become home: Children put up in wards when both parents have COVID

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto News Health Canada The unusual scenario underscores how spread within households amid stay-at-home orders is playing a key role in fuelling the pandemic. With a heavy impact on certain families Author of the article: Tom Blackwell A spokesperson from the Toronto Children’s Aid Society is urging parents to have a list… Read More »

Pre-pandemic, more than half of hospitals nab above-average Leapfrog safety grades

Dive Brief: One-third of the nation’s hospitals received A grades for the quality of care they provide, according to the Leapfrog Group’s annual survey, which graded more than 2,700 acute care facilities nationwide. Another 24% received B grades, suggesting that the nation’s hospitals are generally performing well in terms of the quality and safety of… Read More »