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President Trump Taken to Hospital After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — President Donald Trump was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center via the Marine One helicopter Friday evening, less than 24 hours after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump is struggling with a fever, a cough and nasal congestion, among other symptoms, two officials… Read More »

Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked at Hospital Admission: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 — Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,800 U.K. adults who were diagnosed with severe mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, between 2006 and 2017 and who had more than 45,700 emergency… Read More »

Cloud-based telehealth, linked with Epic EHR, helps one hospital scale up virtual care

Lee Health, a health system based in Fort Myers, Florida, has had inpatient telemedicine infrastructure in place since 2014, ambulatory telemedicine since 2015 and a direct-to-consumer system since 2019. THE PROBLEM But the health system needed to rapidly ramp up ambulatory support to address challenges brought on by the COVID-19 health crisis. It immediately recognized… Read More »