Month: May 2020

10 Ways to Survive the Mental Health Crisis as a Health Care Worker

By Heidi Godman, Contributor ON A RECENT FRIDAY afternoon, while much of the Mount Sinai Health System staff was focusing on patients with COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, Dr. Dennis Charney was thinking about the mental health crisis threatening his colleagues. “Mount Sinai has been the epicenter of the epicenter. We know what …

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Up to 43m Americans could lose health insurance amid pandemic, report says

Prior to pandemic, 160 million got insurance through their job – but up to 7 million are unlikely to find new plans, say researchers By: Jessica Glenza As many as 43 million Americans could lose their health insurance in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Robert Wood Johnson …

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U.S., U.K. Officials Warn of Cyberattacks on Hospitals, Research Facilities on Coronavirus Front Lines

By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and the U.K. are citing an increase in “malicious cyber campaigns” targeting hospitals, medical institutions and others involved in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Two U.S. law enforcement officials told NBC News that the increased amount of information hospitals are collecting on patients because of the …

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Historic financial decline hits doctors, dentists and hospitals — despite covid-19 — threatening overall economy

By Todd C. Frankel and Tony Romm  Even as the coronavirus pandemic draws attention and resources to the nation’s doctors and hospitals, the health-care industry is suffering a historic collapse in business that is emerging as one of the most powerful forces hurting the U.S. economy and a threat to a potential recovery. The widespread …

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