State statistics reveal a very uneven, lumpy picture for COVID-19 cases from county to county, and the picture is constantly shifting.
It’s that time of year, when workers gather in the conference room (or through a zoom video conference) and brace for the latest news on health insurance plans.
The hospital system has filed a petition for vacation of several streets, meaning it wants to close or privatize them and fold them into the new campus.
Like many other providers, Ascension suspended all elective, nonessential medical and surgical procedures for several months to prepare for the surge of COVID-19 patients, reducing volume and revenue.
The joint-venture announcement by partners Community Health Network and Kindred Healthcare comes less than a month after the partners closed another rehabilitation hospital, Community Howard Specialty Hospital and Replay Physical Therapy in Kokomo.
On average, a patient admitted to an Indiana hospital with COVID-19 can look forward to staying for two weeks. That’s longer that the typical length of stay for pneumonia, a kidney transplant or open-heart surgery.
Lilly and partner Boehringer Ingelheim published results from a trial showing the drug cut the risk of cardiovascular hospitalizations or death by 25%, compared to placebo in heart failure patients.
Starting Monday, the state began including positive results from antigen tests along with its traditional PCR tests. That single move reduced the state’s testing-positivity rate—but some officials say the accuracy of antigen testing is still widely unknown.
Advanced Penetration Technology LLC said London-based research laboratory Virology Research Services evaluated the anti-viral impact of the product and concluded it is a “highly effective formulation” against the coronavirus.