A recent survey of anesthesia administrators and executive members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) finds a majority of physician anesthesiologists pivoted from working in the operating room to treating COVID-19 patients in critical care units and ICUs, making the most of their expertise in intubation, ventilation strategies, and critical care medicine, which includes all aspects of resuscitation with multiorgan failure.Read more
Researchers who have parsed minimum-wage increases over the past half-decade find a mixed bag of immediate results in states that push wages higher, but the pandemic-roiled economy changes all that, they say.Read more
Rush University Medical Center, one of the nation’s most highly rated hospitals for quality and safety, has taken a series of innovative measures that strategically balance patient needs with science and safety as it resumes normal operations.Read more
A supply chain expert expects some hiccups as states start to reopen and supply chains slowly rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Grawe says the uncertainty that led to shortages of toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the start of this pandemic will continue to disrupt supply chains.Read more
More than 200 ophthalmologists from 40 states today are Zooming or teleconferencing with lawmakers and their staffs in Washington, D.C. to push for congressional support for measures that will help physician practices survive the COVID-19 pandemic and to restore patients’ timely access to sight-saving treatments.Read more
Announcement of University Hospitals “UH Healthy Restart Playbook” — a comprehensive toolkit to help businesses emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.