Tag Archives: COVID19

After COVID-19, What Next? A Recovery Blueprint for Health System Leaders

By JAMES GARDNER Is the beginning of the end in sight? Perhaps. After much stress and strain, many experts believe we’re seeing early signs of a COVID-19 plateau in some states and cities. Everything could change tomorrow, but healthcare leaders should be preparing now to reopen their shuttered operating rooms and get back to business.  When restrictions… Read More »

Health, Wealth & COVID-19 – My Conversation with Jeanne Pinder & Carium, in Charts

The coronavirus pandemic is dramatically impacting and re-shaping our health and wealth, simultaneously. Today, I’ll be brainstorming this convergence in a “collaborative health conversation” hosted by Carium’s Health IRL series.  Here’s a link to the event. Jeanne founded ClearHealthCosts nearly ten years ago, having worked as a journalist with the New York Times and other… Read More »

COVID-19 patient discharged into cold after 10 days on a ventilator with no instructions

Rachel Newman had just spent 10 days on a mechanical ventilator in a medically induced coma, then four days alone, scared and disoriented in a hospital ward room. Countless studies suggest the experience could set her up for prolonged emotional distress and a steep physical recovery. But when the COVID-19 patient was finally discharged from… Read More »