The treatment-in-place legislation would provide the Health and Human Services Secretary the authority to reimburse ambulance providers for services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries.
A group of five Georgetown University medical students are using their newly found spare time to help front line medical workers affected by a shortage of supplies during the COVID-19 crisis by creating "Med-Supply-Drive."
Dr. Mark Comunale, chairman of Arrowhead Regional Medical Center's anesthesia department in Colton, California, has used his experiences during the 2014 Ebola crisis to invent a device that could soon be used to help care for COVID-19 patients.
In the past, COVAXX has been successful in finding medications for many illnesses. However, finding the role that antibodies have played in respiratory illnesses has proven more difficult.
Fifty members of the New Orleans (LA) Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19. However, 42 members have now returned to work.
In the coming weeks, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will be one of four four sites in the country to begin human trials for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Inside an unused cattle barn at Fort Worth's Will Rogers Memorial Center, workers in full protective gear are recycling up to 80,000 masks a day for first responders and health care workers.
Mental Health Issues Befalling Healthcare Professionals Working the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic
The recent suicide of Dr. Lorna Breen after working directly with COVID-19 patients at a New York City hospital was another sobering reminder of the emotional burden health care workers face as they work the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
The spokesman said that UNC Health said it is "aggressively" testing employees who present symptoms and are tracking people they have contacted if they test positive.
Chelsea Prichard, nursing director of critical care at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, gave CBS affiliate DFW11 an up-close look at the hospital's two intensive care units dedicated to coronavirus patients.