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9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019
Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services
Wide regional variation seen for availability of telehealth outpatient visits, tele-ICU services
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

U.K. Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 Are More Often Male
In-hospital mortality higher with increasing age, male sex, comorbidities such as liver disease, obesity
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
Authors say increasing investment in primary care could slow future health care spending growth
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
About 45 weeks needed to clear surgery backlog if countries up surgical volume by 20 percent later
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Cough May Not Appear in Young Children With COVID-19
Digestive tract infection appears common in children hospitalized with COVID-19 in China
Monday, May 18, 2020

Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
One in 10 physicians worldwide report seeing at least one case of COVID-19 reinfection
Monday, May 18, 2020

Opt-Out Universal Hep C Screening in Emergency Dept Is Useful
47.8 percent of cases reactive to HIV antibody were among those born after 1965
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Bowel Abnormalities Described in Inpatients With COVID-19
Bowel wall abnormalities identified on 31 percent of 42 CT scans, associated with ICU admission
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Experts Discuss Strategy for Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19
Recommendations address nonsurgical management, prioritization of patients once surgery resumes
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

GI Symptoms Seen in Less Than 10 Percent of COVID-19 Patients
Outpatients with new-onset GI symptoms should be monitored for COVID-19 symptoms
Thursday, May 7, 2020

USPSTF Recommends Hep B Screening for Those at Increased Risk
Screening for HBV has moderate net benefit in adolescents, adults at increased risk for infection
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Recommendations Made for PPE Use by HCPs in COVID-19 Care
Guidelines address mask, glove, face shield use in conventional, contingency, crisis capacity settings
Monday, May 4, 2020


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