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US Hospitals Facing Severe Challenges From COVID-19, HHS Report Says

As one administrator explained to OIG, “Sitting with 60 patients with presumed positives in our hospital isn’t healthy for anybody.” Delayed test results also...

Fears and Frustrations in the Healthcare Community

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 07, 2020 — The healthcare field is filled with many bright, compassionate souls. But...

Northern Irish Women Told to Sail to England for Abortions Despite Pandemic

BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Irish women seeking an abortion have been told they must take an 8-hour ferry to England despite the lockdown, as the...

Nephrologists on Lessons Learned With Kidney Disease in COVID-19

As rates of new cases of COVID-19 show some encouraging signs of slowing in the hardest-hit countries of Spain and Italy, nephrologists in those and...

First Report of MM Patient Treated for COVID-19 With Tocilizumab

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Recent research has shown that severe cases of COVID-19 show an...

Guidelines for Radiotherapy in Prostate Cancer During COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A team of radiation oncologists has devised recommendations and a framework...

Weight Loss Intervention Fails in Endometrial Cancer Survivors

Almost half of obese endometrial cancer survivors in a recent study gained weight during 12 months of follow-up, whether or not they participated in a...

Are Acute Stroke Patients Avoiding Emergency Care?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Neurologists across the country are reporting a substantial drop in the...

Treating Lung Cancer in COVID-19 Times: Update From ESMO

Lung cancer experts in Europe issued highly considered recommendations for the management of lung cancer during the COVID-19 crisis, the main intention of which is...

CMS Finalizes 2021 Rate Increases for Medicare Advantage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Tuesday that it will raise per-capita payments to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans by 1.66% in 2021....

COMMENTARY: Don’t Endanger Your Patients: Stop Allergy Immunotherapy Now

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Here in New York City, the US center of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Noninvasive Ventilation Support, ‘Terrified’ in ICU

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Brutal’ Plan to Restrict Palliative Radiation During Pandemic

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — A major comprehensive cancer center at the epicenter of the New York...

Nearly 24 Tests for Novel Coronavirus Are Available

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Food and Drug Administration has approved nearly two dozen tests for...

A Neurologist Over 60 Looks at COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — For the past 2 years, I have enjoyed my position as a...

Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps...

New Toolkit Teaches Oxygenation and Ventilation Basics

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers in the United States...

Noninvasive Ventilatory Support in COVID-19: Friend or Foe?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With intensive care units (ICUs) in numerous countries overwhelmed in the...

Something Wicked This Way Comes

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — I was supposed to be at a conference in Las Vegas, attending the...

Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted, Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate

Fred Royal, the Milwaukee head of the NAACP, walks empty streets near his home in a largely black neighborhood hit hard by the coronavirus. He...

COVID-19 Less Severe in Children, Yet Questions for Peds Remain

FROM JAMA PEDIATRICS COVID-19 is less severe in children, compared with adults, early data suggest. “Yet many questions remain, especially regarding the effects on children...

Iranian Doctors ‘Dance’ to Defy Coronavirus

 What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — If it weren’t for Dr Mohammad Molaei, a radiologist in Qom, Iran, who...

Proposed Treatment Guidelines for the COVID-19 Era

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — In light of the rapid changes affecting cancer clinics due to the COVID-19...

Hospitals Struggle, Revisiting Vent Protocols

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Might COVID-19 Meld Public Health With Clinical Medicine?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — Clinical medicine at its base is “one patient, one physician, one moment, one...