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Physicians, patients lost trust in US healthcare system amid pandemic, survey finds

Dive Brief: Physician trust in the U.S. healthcare system significantly declined during the pandemic, along with their confidence in the leaders and executives at the healthcare organizations employing them, according to a report from the nonpartisan research group NORC at the University of Chicago commissioned by the ABIM Foundation. The poll found that 30% of… Read More »

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines cut hospitalizations among older adults by 94%, CDC finds

A small study of older Americans fully vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna jabs suggested they dropped their risk of COVID-19 hospitalization by 94%, compared to an unvaccinated group of the same age, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Partially vaccinated patients (two weeks post-first dose) cut their hospitalization risk by 64%, per… Read More »

U.S. the biggest source of COVID-19 brought into Canada, study finds

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Toronto Reopening Canada PostPandemic News National More Reopening Canada Health and Wellness Health Canadian Politics Canada More than half the imported variants of the pathogen that led to outbreaks in Canada likely came from the United States, scientists say Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 21, 2021  • … Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Hospital margins hit hard by pandemic, but CARES Act provided huge relief, Moody’s finds

Dive Brief: A new report from Moody’s Investors Service concluded that non-profit and public hospital margins have declined but liquidity has improved during the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily due to advanced Medicare payments under the relief provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. However, overall cash flow slumped. The acuity of inpatients also… Read More »