U.S. healthcare workers who volunteer to join the fight in Africa against Ebola have a new question to ask themselves these days: How would they feel about a 21-day quarantine when they get back home?
Providers should plan to demonstrate patient-safety benefits attributable to their increasing use of healthcare technology, said experts at a panel at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives fall meeting in San Antonio.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous front-line caregiver.
President Barack Obama moved Tuesday to alleviate growing concerns among healthcare workers that traveling to West Africa to help stem the Ebola outbreak at its source will land them under mandatory quarantine when they return.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday issued new guidance for travelers returning to the U.S. from West Africa amid criticism over the measures some states have taken in implementing mandatory quarantines of returning healthcare workers.
A 5-year-old boy being treated at a New York City hospital after traveling to West Africa has tested negative for the Ebola virus, health officials said Monday.
New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released.
The Ebola diagnosis last Thursday of Dr. Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who returned to the U.S. from Guinea earlier this month, set off mandatory quarantine orders in three states, and stricter monitoring in a fourth, Florida. The inevitable backlash against those quarantines...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is acknowledging that the 21-day Ebola quarantine he and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced may be difficult to enforce.
Spectra254 is a company that launched earlier this year and currently sells it portable disinfection technology in 10 hospitals. But the global outbreak of Ebola has heightened interest in its platform, which is designed to be both mobile and affordable.
The healthcare worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.