6 months after the start of the COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare Dive first published an article on the novel coronavirus on January 27. We’ve tagged nearly 300 pandemic posts since then, and the team expects many more to follow.

The United States announced COVID-19 in a public health emergency six months ago this week. Meanwhile, the healthcare sector has quickly adapted to the challenges of the pandemic, from rapidly increasing capacity to protecting equipment to meet changing demands for labor.

This series of stories tells about the shock the pandemic has caused to the healthcare landscape.

We consider the new state of telemedicine in the United States, where changes have been made over the years.

The pandemic has led Congress to allocate billions of dollars in aid, with at least $ 175 billion going to health systems and providers. However, differences emerged, and not all reserved funds were distributed successfully.

We talked to the nurses about what the forehead is, the stress it caused, and what they saw.

The pandemic has created a “new normal” for almost every aspect of life. We’re taking a look at what this will look like for hospitals, especially given the fall challenges of the flu season and some areas returning to face-to-face teaching and reopening workplaces.

Basic care is particularly affected by the new coronavirus. Many have turned to virtual tours and used congressional funds to support themselves, but still fear possible closures, especially as some states report the highest number of COVID-19 cases to date.

Last week, the public health emergency was extended for another three months. The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths continues to rise across the country with no signs of improvement.

A Florida internal medicine doctor told Healthcare Dive, “I don’t see an end in sight.”