Crisis Standards of Care This new report from the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reports findings from a series of forums in which clinicians from hospitals across New York City discussed their experiences Read More
COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Young Adults It has been shown that age and comorbidity influence outcomes of those hospitalized with COVID-19.  Specifically, older patients are more likely to experience severe adverse effects of the disease and numerous studies have corroborated this.  Read More
Disparities This article by Ogedegbe et al. examines racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality among patients of a large New York City health system. Consistent with other existing data, this study found that Black and Hispanic patients were more Read More
Supplies This Health Affairs Blog by DeVore breaks down the supply chain flaws that have contributed to shortages of needed PPE and other medical supplies during the pandemic. The post identifies multiple waves of challenges that require response during the Read More
Facilities and Staff This Viewpoint by Guddati argues that facility policies that fail to provide adequate PPE for health care professionals, including those that prohibit using scarce PPE (specifically masks) when seeing patients not confirmed to be positive for COVID-19, Read More
Facilities & Providers In response to case surge in Arizona, hospitals in the state requested waiver of several legal requirements that generally protect patients against abuse, neglect, and discrimination, as detailed in this Arizona Republic article. The state health department Read More
This case series describes clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of 17 previously healthy SARS-CoV-2-infected children and adolescents who developed an inflammatory phenotype related to COVID-19 but distinct from Kawasaki disease (KD) and toxic shock syndrome (TSS). All patients were under Read More
This retrospective review describes the epidemiology, clinical, and laboratory features of patients with COVID-19 hospitalized at a children’s hospital in NYC. The authors reviewed all electronic medical records from hospitalized children and adolescents (≤21 years) who were tested based on Read More
This study describes the prevalence of positive SARS-CoV-2 test results among asymptomatic pregnant women presenting for labor and delivery at Yale New Haven health system hospitals. Findings suggest a low (<3%) prevalence of positive SARS-CoV-2 test results among asymptomatic patients Read More
This prospective observational cohort study presents information on the epidemiology, clinical course, and outcomes of critically ill patients with COVID-19 in New York City. The study took place at two New York-Presbyterian hospitals affiliated with Columbia University Irving Medical Center Read More

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