McCormick Place, one of the nation's largest convention centers, is being turned into a makeshift hospital by the Army Corps of Engineers. A not-for-profit that provides relief during disasters will open at least one field hospital in Chicago.
Michigan's largest health insurer will grant full paid leaves of absence to any employee with a background in nursing or medicine to help the state staff the 1,000-bed hospital the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing.
Dr. Pat Basu is coming up on his year anniversary as CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America. During that time, Basu has worked to expand its network with payers and forge partnerships with other providers.
Nursing homes across the country have been in lockdown for weeks but a wave of deadly outbreaks nearly every day since suggests that the measures including a ban on visits and daily health screenings of staffers were inadequate.
The percentage of Americans who are sheltering in place and engaging in social distancing soared in late March as the public began taking the coronavirus pandemic more seriously. Differences between Democrats and Republicans remain significant.