Amid a raging pandemic, the US faces a nursing shortage. Can we close the gap?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.

Rayna M Letourneau, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min

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Health insurers are starting to roll back coverage for telehealth – even though demand is way up due to COVID-19

Widely adopted in the US when pandemic precautions kept people home, telehealth faces a challenge as insurance coverage changes, right when its popularity had surged.

Steve Davis, Associate Professor of Health Policy, Management and Leadership, West Virginia University • conversation
Oct. 27, 2020 ~8 min

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How one community improved COVID-19 nursing home care with collaboration and communication

A new approach is making a big difference in Virginia.

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, Associate Professor Medicine, Geriatrics, University of Virginia • conversation
Aug. 14, 2020 ~6 min

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Healthcare workers are still coming under attack during the coronavirus pandemic

The pandemic illustrates that attacks against healthcare can -- and do -- happen everywhere.

Larissa Fast, Senior Lecturer, Humanitarian Studies, University of Manchester • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~7 min

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Healthcare workers and coronavirus: behind the stiff upper lip we are highly vulnerable

The coronavirus pandemic is placing immense mental and physical pressures on NHS staff.

Miriam Taegtmeyer, Professor of Global Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine • conversation
April 8, 2020 ~13 min

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