President Donald Trump indicated that he might be willing to reopen insurance enrollment because "it doesn't seem fair" that some people don't have affordable coverage options during the public health crisis.
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.
The coronavirus pandemic is challenging the millions who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction and threatening America's progress against the opioid crisis, said Dr. Caleb Alexander of Johns Hopkins' school of public health.
Boasting a healthy financial sheet, HCA Healthcare does not have any immediate plans to furlough staff due to the COVID-19 outbreak. And the company's CEO will donate two months' worth of salary to an employee fund.
So far, at least 82,000 people have volunteered for New York's reserve force of medical workers—a group that includes recent retirees, healthcare professionals who can take a break from their regular jobs and people between gigs.
In addition, Trinity Health national CEO Michael Slubowski will take a 50% decrease in base pay. About 1,500 of the Catholic health system's approximately 28,000 staff and employees in Michigan will be redeployed to other jobs to address coronavirus.
Leading investors, researchers and other experts suggest that the next decades of biotechnology innovation will usher in a new phase of precision medicine, with the potential to fundamentally change how patient care is managed.
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.