Healthcare News & Insights

Coronavirus outbreak: How hospitals are coping with the emergency

The effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, known as coronavirus, are now being felt in every state, putting demand on hospital resources – particularly in Washington State, New York and California. 

Coronavirus update: Health care adjusting as number of cases rises

As the novel coronavirus — or COVID-19  — outbreak continues, there have been school closings, public event cancellations, quarantines and numerous companies limiting travel by their employees. 

Coronavirus: How your hospital can help contain its spread in the U.S.

The new strain of coronavirus — known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — remains a top news story. 

Better, worse or the same? CMS updates star ratings again

It’s time to see if your Hospital Compare star rating has changed. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new adjustments to the federal Hospital Compare website, with updates to the measurement data and Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings, but no changes to the existing methodology. 

Hospitals at risk from new Microsoft software vulnerabilities: How to respond

Alerted by the National Security Agency (NSA) about critical security weaknesses in its Windows 10 operating system, tech giant Microsoft released software fixes to address 49 flaws – and it’s important for hospitals to make the necessary updates to their hardware ASAP, if they haven’t already. 

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