Hospitals
Europe's hospitals bow under the weight of coronavirus crush  ABC NEWS · 30 minutes
Coronavirus deaths are mounting with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hot spot in the United States more
The Latest: Prince Charles to officially open new hospital  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Britain's Prince Charles is set to officially open the new Nightingale Hospital that has been built at the site of a huge exhibition center in east London more
Designing face shields to protect healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented need to provide personal protective equipment for hospital staff. more
White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans more
AI to predict risk of an individual patient's need for ventilator  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
As coronavirus patients are hospitalized, it is difficult for doctors to predict which of them will require intensive care and a respirator. Many different factors come... more
In coastal Ecuador city families wait with the mounting dead  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Hospitals are turning away patients and bodies are being left on streets and in homes for days in Guayaquil, a normally bustling Ecuadorian metropolis of 2.2 million that... more
Pandemic-stricken cities have empty hospitals, but reopening them is difficult  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
As city leaders across the country scramble to find space for the expected surge of COVID-19 patients, some are looking at a seemingly obvious choice: former hospital buildings,... more
Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
New York state is racing to roughly triple its hospital capacity as coronavirus cases surge more
KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: All coronavirus all the time  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
The medical and economic needs laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic are forcing some immediate changes to the U.S. health system. Congress, in its latest relief bill, provided $100 billion... more
West Virginia doctor charged with groping VA patient  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
A doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with groping and injuring a patient more
In Ecuador, families wait with their dead as bodies pile up  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Hospitals are turning away patients and bodies are being left on streets and in homes for days in Guayaquil, a normally bustling Ecuadorian city of 2.2... more
AP-NORC poll: Widespread support for virus relief package  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds wide support for several measures that have already been taken to prop up the U.S. economy, especially those aimed... more
Agonizing decisions being made in Spain's virus hot spots  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
Doctors in Spain's overburdened hospitals are having to make agonizing decisions on who gets the best care during the coronavirus crisis, and the age of patients appears to matter more... more
Badges that help locate nurses repurposed to monitor patient mobility  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
By repurposing badges originally designed to locate nurses and other hospital staff, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they can precisely monitor how patients in the hospital are walking... more
Standardized screening for early identification of delirium improves quality of care  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
A concerted effort to standardize delirium assessment and treatment helped a west Texas hospital reduce the use of high-risk medications and improve the quality of care... more
Europe's hospitals running out of ICU meds for COVID-19  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19 patients in intensive care in less than two weeks as they are increasingly... more
Feds: Man intentionally derailed LA train near hospital ship  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Authorities say a train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital... more
Inherited gene mutation can predispose children to SHH medulloblastoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, and the German Cancer Research Center have identified ELP1 as a novel predisposition gene in the SHH subgroup... more
Photos: Coronavirus field hospitals across the US  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations soar, the U.S. health care system is trying to keep up by building field hospitals. Here's a look at makeshift hospitals across the country. more
Reporting for duty: Airline crew sign up to help hospitals  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Airlines are looking to retrain laid-off cabin crew staff as medical workers to help in hospitals currently overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic more
Virtual Hospital becomes flagship test site for COVID-19 virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Virtual Hospital (Advanced Centre for Clinical Simulation) of Valencia's Catholic University (UCV) has become the flagship site for the tests of researchers, universities and companies to measure the suitability... more
Facing ICU crunch, Europe rushes to build field hospitals  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a hospital-building and medical worker-hiring spree more
Rural areas fear spread of virus as more hospitals close  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The coronavirus pandemic couldn't come at a worse time for rural communities across the U.S. that have lost their hospitals more
Europe faces ICU bed crunch, rushes to build field hospitals  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a hospital building and medical worker hiring spree more
Hospital closures complicate coronavirus care in rural areas  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The coronavirus pandemic couldn't come at a worse time for rural communities across the U.S. that have lost their hospitals more
Europe faces ICU crunch, rushes to build field hospitals  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Facing intense surges in the need for hospital ICU beds, European nations are on a hospital-building and medical worker-hiring spree more
New collaboration may lead to future clinical trials to test treatment for leukemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In a new pre-clinical study published this week in the journal Leukemia, the research team of Children's Hospital Los Angeles investigator Hisham... more
The Latest: Spain works to up number of intensive care units  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Spain is frantically working to add to the number of intensive care units in hospitals which are quickly filling up in the country’s hardest-hit regions more
'Pool testing' for COVID-19 may help increase testing capacities across the globe  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Now, a team of researchers at the German Red Cross Blood Donor Service and the Institute for Medical Virology at the University Hospital Frankfurt... more
Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths  ABC NEWS · 2 days
New York City is setting up hospitals at convention centers and sports complexes and bringing in medical workers as its battles the coronavirus more
To Stop The Pandemic, Seema Verma Is 'Getting Rid Of A Lot Of Regulations'  NPR · 3 days
As head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Verma says she's working to ease safety rules and lighten... more
Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus  ABC NEWS · 3 days
It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers more
The Latest: Top Moscow doctor positive, shook Putin's hand  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The chief doctor of Moscow’s top hospital for coronavirus patients says he’s tested positive, a statement that comes a week after his encounter with President Vladimir Putin more
Spain sees record virus deaths as world's hospitals struggle  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Spain's coronavirus deaths have jumped by a record number as the country's medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients more
The Latest: Field hospital set up at Milan fairgrounds  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Italy constructed a 200-bed intensive care field hospital at the Milan fairgrounds to help relieve the pressure on northern Italy’s overwhelmed health care system more
New mechanical ventilator ready to be manufactured on industrial level  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Valencia's Polytechnic University (UPV) has headed the development of a new mechanical ventilator, which is ready to be manufactured on an industrial level, in turn helping supply these... more
Critical care team creates blueprint for emergency operations during COVID-19 epidemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) flood hospitals, the health care system must not only determine how to redeploy limited resources and staff to care... more
More than 5,000 surgery centers can now serve as makeshift hospitals during COVID-19 crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The Trump administration cleared the way Monday to immediately use outpatient surgery centers, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, hotels and even dormitories... more
UMass Amherst study explores effects ER caregivers’ on-the-job emotions on patient care  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Doctors and nurses in emergency departments at four academic centers and four community hospitals in the Northeast reported a wide range of emotions triggered... more
'Please come help us': New York begs for medical workers  ABC NEWS · 3 days
New York's governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals are overwhelmed more
Investigational drug vericiguat benefits patients with worsening heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Patients with worsening heart failure and reduced ejection fraction who received the investigational drug vericiguat had a significantly lower rate of cardiovascular death or heart failure hospitalization compared with those... more
Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths at hospital  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns more
Already taxed health care workers not ‘immune’ from layoffs and less pay  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Just three weeks ago, Dr. Kathryn Davis worried about the coronavirus, but not about how it might affect her group of five OB-GYNs who... more
New York governor begs for help amid `staggering' death toll  ABC NEWS · 4 days
New York's governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals buckle in what authorities say could... more
The Latest: Navy hospital ship arrives in New York City  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A Navy hospital ship has arrived in New York City to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping New York City's hospitals more
New York governor pleads for help as virus death toll rises  ABC NEWS · 4 days
New York's governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals buckle in what authorities... more
Exercise-carrousel reduces the burden of dementia patient's caregivers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The research group "geriatric psychiatry in motion" of the German Sport University Cologne and the LVR-Hospital Cologne develop and evaluate exercise programs for geriatric mental health care. more
AP PHOTOS: Virus overwhelms health workers, marches westward  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Tales of grim scenes have emerged from Italian and Spanish hospitals, where the sick have sometimes been left to crowd hallways and doctors and nurses have worked beyond the point of exhaustion... more
How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Health care workers are dreading the prospect of having to decide who to treat first as U.S. hospitals brace for a surge in coronavirus patients who need ventilators and other... more
Spain's hospitals at breaking point, US cities brace  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy more
Coronavirus patients caught in conflict between hospital and nursing homes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man's land between hospitals and nursing homes. more
Navy hospital ship arrives in NYC to back up health systems  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A Navy hospital ship has arrived in New York City to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping New York City's hospitals more
Spain's hospitals at breaking point as infections pass China  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy more
Researchers discover new way to refine production of retinal cells to treat blindness  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and St Erik Eye Hospital in Sweden have discovered a way to refine the production of retinal cells... more
Navy hospital ship set to arrive in NYC harbor  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A Navy hospital ship is set to arrive in New York Harbor Monday to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping New York City's hospitals more
Federal judge rules Medicare patients can challenge ‘observation care’ status  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing home stays because their time in the hospital was changed from "inpatient" to "observation care"... more
India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remain  ABC NEWS · 4 days
India is adding more resources to tackle its increase in coronavirus cases by announcing that private hospitals may be requisitioned to help treat virus patients, and turning railway... more
Jobless UK flight attendants asked to work as medical staff  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Laid off airline cabin crew staff in Britain are being asked to work in temporary hospitals to help treat COVID-19 patients more
Intravenous sodium nitrite does not help out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Among patients who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, intravenous sodium nitrite given by paramedics during resuscitation did not significantly improve their chances of being admitted to or discharged... more
The Latest: US seeking more information on COVID-19 testing  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Vice President Mike Pence has sent a letter to hospital administrators around the nation asking them to directly report their coronavirus testing data to the Department of Health and Human... more
California prepares for coronavirus surge in week ahead  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Hospitals and health officials are scrambling to ready themselves for a week that could see the feared dramatic surge in coronavirus cases as Californians endure a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at... more
The Latest: Trump says admin has identified 'hoarding' cases  ABC NEWS · 5 days
President Donald Trump says his administration has identified cases of “hoarding” of medical supplies and equipment by hospitals and medical professionals more
Stimulus billions can't buy hospitals out of shortage crisis  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't solve the critical shortage of protective gowns, gloves and masks more
The Latest: Trump presses manufacturers to build ventilators  ABC NEWS · 7 days
President Donald Trump says he will press U.S. manufacturers to build 100,000 ventilators “pretty quickly” to meet the needs of American hospitals and medical providers around the world more
The Latest: US eases regulations on medical equipment  ABC NEWS · 7 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says hospitals can repurpose medical equipment, including devices used to treat sleep apnea, to serve as ventilators amid concerns about the national supply of the life-sustaining... more
As virus toll mounts in NY, more hospitals sought  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state wants to build four more temporary hospitals in New York City before coronavirus cases peak more
UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
UC Davis Health has two clinical trials underway for hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. more
Fast-acting anti-malarial compound shows promise in first clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A fast-acting anti-malarial compound discovered at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was well tolerated and showed promising anti-malarial effects in the first study in humans. more
U.S. Space Command provides extra bandwidth to USNS Mercy hospital ship  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
The U.S. Army Satellite Operations Brigade is increasing WGS satcom capacity to the hospital... more
French space agency donates 90,000 face masks to hospitals  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
Hospitals in Toulouse, France, received 90,000 face masks from the French space agency CNES this week in an... more
The case for a rent holiday for businesses on the coronavirus economic frontline  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
As the public health response to supress the COVID-19 virus ramps up, so to does the economic fallout. Shutdowns and enforced spatial... more
Italy hopes virus is easing but fears new onslaught in south  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals are cautiously optimistic about a slight stabilizing in coronavirus infections this week, but the virus is continuing its... more
Not so fast using CPAPs in place of ventilators. They could spread the coronavirus.  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The limited supply of ventilators is one of the chief concerns facing hospitals as they prepare for more COVID-19 cases.... more
In coronavirus relief bill, hospitals poised to get massive infusion of cash  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Congress is on the verge of approving a massive funding bill that would steer an unprecedented amount of cash to the nation's hospitals that... more
Klobuchar's husband back home after virus hospitalization  ABC NEWS · 1 week
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says her husband has been released from the hospital and is recovering from the coronavirus at home more
The Latest: Army sending 2 field hospitals to New York City  ABC NEWS · 1 week
U.S. Army leaders say two field hospitals are on their way to New York City and will be able to begin treating patients at the Javits... more
Deaths, hospitalizations up in stark sign of virus' reach  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations in New York were both up dramatically, a stark sign of the outbreak's increasing reach more
Sister: NY nurse treating coronavirus patients dies of virus  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A health care worker at one of the New York City hospitals under siege by the coronavirus has died more
The new coronavirus is finally slamming Russia. Is the country ready?  Science Magazine · 1 week
After initial reprieve, COVID-19 cases are rising and filling hospital wards, virologist says more
US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients  ABC NEWS · 1 week
U.S. hospitals are rushing to find beds for a coming flood of COVID-19 patients, opening older closed hospitals and re-purposing other medical buildings more
Finding new treatments for muscular dystrophy with CRISPR-Cas9  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study out of Boston's Children's Hospital has used the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 to explore the fatal genetic condition called facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD, one of the family of muscular dystrophies), and... more
Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in China in collaboration with those from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, have come up with a study that reveals the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2... more
Hospital suppliers take to the skies to combat dire shortages of COVID-19 gear  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Hospitals in the New York City area are turning to a private distributor to airlift millions of protective masks out of China. more
Study: Lying Face Down Improves Breathing in Severe COVID-19 Cases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In a study of patients with the severe COVID-19 disease hospitalized on ventilators, a team of... more
Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a current study under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn. more
Chicago uses hotels for quarantine to ease hospital demand  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Chicago's plan to reserve at least 1,000 hotel rooms for coronavirus patients through partnerships with five hotels is the first such strategy unveiled in the U.S. But it's unlikely to... more
Lung cancer medication may have benefits for patients with metastatic brain cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A medication commonly used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread, or metastasized, may have benefits for patients with metastatic brain cancers,... more
YAP signal pathway plays a vital role in the onset of head-and-neck cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Joint research between Kobe University and National Hospital Organization Kyushu Cancer Center has revealed that mice with mutations in the YAP signal... more
The Latest: Zimbabwe's doctors strike over lack of gear  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Zimbabwe's public hospital doctors are going on strike over what they call a lack of adequate protective gear as the coronavirus begins to spread in a country whose health system... more
The Latest: Russia orders preparation for virus patients  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Russia’s prime minister ordered provincial governors Wednesday to move more quickly to ready hospital beds for coronavirus patients as the outbreak has spread across the vast country more
'Cacophony of coughing': Inside NYC's virus-besieged ERs  ABC NEWS · 1 week
New York City’s hospitals have become the war-zone-like epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus crisis more
'A bullet train': Virus peak may come soon, swamp hospitals  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has sounded his most dire warning yet about the coronavirus pandemic more
The Latest: Putin visits Moscow hospital in protective suit  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Moscow hospital for coronavirus patients and wore a protective suit more
Philippine Congress approves national emergency declaration  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Philippine Congress has approved a bill declaring a national emergency and authorizing the president to launch a massive aid program for 18 million families and tap private hospitals in fighting the coronavirus outbreak more
Study uncovers how to more effectively use ECPR for better outcomes after cardiac arrest  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
People who suffer cardiac arrest usually have low likelihood of survival, especially if it happens out of the hospital. more
Solidarity: Foreign hospitals help French virus hotspot cope  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The eastern French border city of Mulhouse was fought over by France and Germany across two centuries, but the horrors of the coronavirus cluster that is tearing through this small community is... more
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