While hospitals around the country are battling a nursing shortage crisis, they are also navigating an experience shortage among the nursing workforce—a skills gap. Advisory Board's Katherine Virkstis explains the underlying situation and offers four actions to close the gap between collective nursing experience and care complexity.
As the debate over booster shots continues, public health officials are advising Americans not to get the additional vaccine doses until they are eligible—but a patchwork of eligibility criteria is forcing some doctors to determine which conditions qualify patients for boosters.
In contrast with many European countries, rapid testing for Covid-19 in the United States has been hindered by lack of access and supply shortages—but the Biden administration has introduced new efforts to increase test availability.
Writing for the New York Times, former CDC Director Tom Frieden explains how to address the growing need to verify Covid-19 vaccination status quickly and accurately—particularly as mandates become more common across the country.
Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday released data on the effectiveness of their Covid-19 vaccine in children ages five to 11, leading health officials to say a vaccine for children could be available soon. Here's what recent polling reveals about how likely parents are to get their kids vaccinated.
Rural hospitals that merge with larger health systems are linked to improved mortality outcomes for conditions such as heart failure, stroke, and pneumonia when compared to facilities that remained independent, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open.
Mount Sinai Health System on Monday named Margaret Pastuszko as president, making her the first female president of the health system, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and New York.
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