Leadership & Workforce

The World Health Organization has suspended the trial of the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine due to safety concerns.

Dick Daniels, chief information officer and vice president at Kaiser Permanente, announced his decision to retire mid-June.

Technology companies Apple and Google have teamed up to build an element of contact tracing to aid in the COVID-19 response.

Biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has received more than $1 billion in funding from BARDA for the development, production and delivery of Oxford University's vaccine for COVID-19.

CMS has issued a plan to reopen the nation’s nursing homes with a new guidance for state and local officials.

President Trump recently stated he was taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that has been unproven to prevent or treat infection of COVID-19. Trump has touted the drug over the past several weeks for benefitting COVID-19 patients, but studies have shown little to no impact.

Just six months after Haven piloted its initial health-benefits plans, Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is relinquishing his role as the fledgling organization’s CEO.

Using such metrics as telehealth adoption and pledges of free vaccine when one becomes available, WalletHub has ranked the states in order of most to least supportive of at-risk populations during the pandemic.

The altered landscape presents U.S. healthcare providers with an unavoidable question: What will our operations look like post COVID-19?

President Donald Trump has tapped Pamela J. Powers, currently chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, to take on the additional role of VA deputy secretary.

The American Hospital Association is asking HHS and CMS to distribute emergency funds directly to rural and urban hospitals and health systems designated for providers in the CARES Act.

New York University is moving up graduation for its 2020 class of medical students so the new doctors can jump right into helping with the COVID-19 pandemic.