The first such delivery was completed Saturday, when a large, fixed-wing drone soared into the skies from an airport on England’s south coast.
On Monday, nurses at the University of California—Irvine (UCI) Medical Center went public with their fears that they do not have the needed amount of personal protective equipment such as N95 masks to treat coronavirus patients.
Faced with the threat of overburdened hospitals, states across the country are converting convention centers, sports facilities and performance spaces into backup treatment sites for coronavirus patients. Tennessee is no exception.
Problems include insufficient tests, slow results, scarcity of protective gear, the shortage of breathing machines for seriously ill patients and burned-out staffs anxious for their own safety.
As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama county turned off beeping monitors for good and padlocked the doors, making it one of the latest in a string of nearly 200 rural hospitals to close nationwide.
On March 26, Regina Haglund filed a seven-page discrimination charge with the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board against Mercy Hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is bracing for a potential surge of 1 million veterans infected by coronavirus and at the same time is preparing for the possibility it may have to absorb overflow civilian patients if private hospitals are overrun by the pandemic.
Residents of a Northern California community are at the epicenter of what officials are calling a turning point in the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus.
The emergency room was a major financial drain on the old hospital, yet it treated few true medical emergencies.
A new program in Maryland looking to shorten emergency room wait times for ambulance patients is showing promise, according to a report.