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Time to double down — not let up, WHO chief scientist warns as Covid cases rise

The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Open Enrollment, One More Time

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. An estimated 9 million Americans eligible for free or reduced premium health insurance under the Affordable Care Act have a second chance to sign up for 2021 coverage, since the Biden administration reopened enrollment on healthcare.gov and states that run their own marketplaces followed suit.… Read More »

Hospital CEO turnover rate dipped in 2019 for the first time in five years

The turnover rate for hospital CEOs dipped slightly in 2019 to 17%, after remaining at 18% for the last five years, according to a recent report from the American College of Healthcare Executives. Since 2012, the turnover rate was 17% or higher, which is the longest period of time the rate has been so high… Read More »

Tunisia reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since early March

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia recorded zero new coronavirus cases for the first time since early March, health authorities said on Monday, as the government will further relax restrictions on movement and businesses. Tunisia, which reported its first case on March 2, has confirmed 1,032 cases in all and 45 deaths. The North Africa country, which… Read More »

Signs that It’s Time for a Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Facility

By Ava Emory, Eckerd Living Center On admission, we often hear the story of the event that made it clear that it was time to transition someone’s mother, father or spouse to a nursing home. Some signs include missing medication or taking them too often, leaving the water or stove on, frequent falls, getting lost… Read More »