More and More Doctors Abandoning Private Practice

American Medical Association: “AMA analysis shows most physicians work outside of private practice,” “Shifts away from smaller and private practices pick up speed,” “Competition In Health Insurance.” McKinsey & Company: “Physician employment: The path forward in the COVID-19 era.” American Hospital Association: “Market Insights: Evolving Physician-Practice Ownership Models,” “New Research Confirms: Hospital Mergers Reduce Costs, …

As Vaccinations Rise, Hospitals Ease Restrictions on Visitors

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Virginia Terrell knew she wouldn’t be allowed visitors after she checked into the hospital with COVID-19 late last month, but being braced for that reality didn’t make her week-and-a-half stay any easier. “You get pretty lonely,” said Terrell, 59, who was treated at …

India overwhelmed by world’s worst Covid crisis – BBC News

India overwhelmed by world’s worst Covid crisis – BBC News International help is being pledged for India as it battles a ferocious second wave of coronavirus, described by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a storm that has shaken the nation. Almost 350,000 new infections were recorded in India in the latest 24 hour period – …

Mama cat rushed her kitten with an eye infection into a hospital and ‘asked for help’

A family of kittens in western Turkey has won people’s hearts with an emergency visit to a hospital. Not an animal hospital—a human hospital. And it wasn’t a pet owner who brought them in, but the mama cat herself. According to Gulf Today, staff had previously left food and water for the stray orange tabby …