Tag Archives: Hospitals

COVID-19: The Africa Medical Supplies Platform, Africa’s united continental supply chain response to COVID, expands to African hospitals and CARICOM countries, and secures lifesaving COVID-19 medical treatment to benefit nearly 1 million Africans

Johannesburg/Cairo/Addis Ababa, 22 July 2020 – Following a successful launch of the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) by the Chairperson of the African Union, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa on the 18th of June 2020, the AMSP has gained traction in sourcing of supplies of medical equipment,… Read More »

HHS announces $10B in coronavirus relief funding to high impact hospitals

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday announced it will distribute $ 10 billion in a second round of COVID-19 high impact area funding to hospitals starting next week. The HHS made the announcement through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As areas across the country see spikes in virus cases and hospitalizations, HHS… Read More »

4 ways lean health care helps hospitals confront sepsis and other safety concerns

Patient safety is a top health care priority, but determining how to consistently ensure highest quality can be a complex process that doesn’t always provide a clear path toward action. Confronting safety concerns—and preventing patient harm, delays, and errors in care—can be even more challenging in larger organizations in which support from executives, clinical and… Read More »

‘You’ve Been Served’: Wisconsin Hospitals Sued Patients Even During Pandemic

When her doorbell rang Sunday night, Blanche Jordan was just starting a new Game of Thrones puzzle on her living room floor. Jordan, 39, is a breast-cancer survivor who is taking social distancing seriously, so she put on a mask before opening the door. A woman handed Jordan a paper and said: “You’ve been served.” The… Read More »

New York City’s coronavirus outbreak is already overwhelming hospitals

By Carrie Arnold In New York City, the Javits Center convention hall has been converted to a temporary field hospital to help ease the burden on hospitals overwhelmed by treating people with covid-19John Lamparski/Getty Images In the US, the focus of the coronavirus outbreak last week shifted from the West Coast to New York City.… Read More »