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A Vermont hospital network is still recovering from a massive digital disruption in October, signaling the dangers of cyberattacks on the nation's health care system during a surge of COVID-19.
SEATTLE – When Jake Gustafson, the senior director of operations and development at Seattle Children’s Hospital, approached a cross-section of local celebrities about participating in a Topps trading-card project he had brainstormed, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive.
Washington's hospitals are prepared with plans and processes to accommodate more COVID-19 patients this fall, although they'd prefer residents take distancing and masking measures seriously to prevent further surge.
BOISE, Idaho – Idaho officials on Wednesday approved spending $5 million of federal coronavirus relief money to help hospitals hire additional staff to help care for a crush of COVID-19 patients.
Even though Shree Saini resides in Ellensburg, her heart has been in Spokane in more ways than one. The reigning Miss World America Washington has many friends in the Lilac City. "I absolutely love Spokane," Saini said. "I love visiting my friends there. It's a beautiful place." Saini, 24, holds Spokane in such high regard due to Sacred Heart.
Elaine Couture began a career in health care more than 40 years ago, starting as a frontline nurse and rising through the ranks to become executive vice president and chief executive of Providence Health & Services Washington-Montana.
Overwhelmed hospitals are converting chapels, cafeterias, waiting rooms, hallways, even a parking garage into patient treatment areas. Staff members are desperately calling around to other medical centers in search of open beds. Fatigue and frustration are setting in among front-line workers.
SEATTLE – Sitting in a Washington state government warehouse are more than 30 million N95 masks – enough to provide every one of the state’s health care workers nearly 100 masks each.
Leaders of the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association say the Trump administration must share critical COVID-19 information with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team “to save countless lives.”
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, South Dakota – Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the past two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.
WASHINGTON – The White House doctor said Saturday night that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it.
Two hospital nurses have filed a complaint with the Washington State Department of Health arguing that staffing and sanitation practices are putting patients and staff at risk during the pandemic.
Two rehabilitated sea turtles, rescued at different times and locations by the U.S. Coast Guard, have been released off the Florida Keys.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.
SEATTLE – Bacteria found in the water at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital means no one can take showers or wash hands – at a time when COVID-19 is on the rise.
South Africa's reported coronavirus cases more than quadrupled in June, rising from 34,000 at the start of June to more than 168,000 on Friday
From modest beginnings, Spokane Valley General Hospital (now MultiCare Valley Hospital) has continued to grow since it opened in a snowy February in 1969.
Rural counties in the Inland Northwest avoided COVID-19 outbreaks this spring, and now, rural hospitals are finally reopening, bringing back furloughed employees and ready to welcome back patients.
Militants stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with the police and killing 16 people, including two newborn babies, their mothers and an unspecified number of nurses, Afghan officials said.