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Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »

CDC quietly revises coronavirus warnings on reopening religious sites, adds First Amendment note

U.S. President Donald Trump gives the podium to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Robert Redfield to address the daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 22, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly removed some of its warnings about… Read More »

Plunge in health-care spending a big reason US economy sank in first quarter – CNBC

A COVID-19 patient is delivered by ambulance to Wyckoff Heights Hospital in Bushwick, New York, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. B.A. Van Sise | NurPhoto | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has put health care at the forefront of the nation’s economic crisis, but it has also put a lot of economic activity from it on… Read More »

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: B.C. officials ‘confident’ man who visited China is province’s first case

B.C. has its first presumptively confirmed case of coronavirus A Toronto man is first Canadian to contract the novel coronavirus and his wife is presumed to be the second Health officials in Ontario are investigating 11 other people suspected, but not confirmed, to have the virus. 106 people in China have died — most in and… Read More »