Welcome to the Healthcare Diversity Council! Here we strongly believe in a global representation in hospitals and clinics across the country, that every healthcare institution should mirror the environment and patients that it serves.
There are many opportunities to volunteer your time and talent in creating greater diversity and inclusion in Healthcare. Our volunteers get involved in all aspects of event planning and implementation, as well as outreach, communication, and advocacy within their organization and the community…
COVID has NO face! With the concerns of COVID-19, Asian Americans have experienced isolation and discrimination due to the origin of the virus. The National Diversity Council has created the hashtags #COVIDhasNOface and #StandwithNDC to stop xenophia and show our support in creating an inclusive and caring community for all. Join us in spreading the message.
Hannity blasts criticism of Fox News: 'I have taken this seriously'
by [email protected] (Marty Johnson )
Fox News host Sean Hannity is pushing back against the criticism of his show and network's coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, blasting a group of journalism professors and journalists over their letter this week."Go to my web site and you'll see...
WHO warns more young people dying from coronavirus
by [email protected] (J. Edward Moreno)
Officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that they are seeing more cases of young people dying from the coronavirus. “We are seeing more and more younger individuals who are experiencing severe disease,” Dr....
Trump administration changes definition of national stockpile after Kushner remarks
by [email protected] (Nathaniel Weixel)
The Trump administration quietly changed an online description of the country's Strategic National Stockpile following a press briefing with White House adviser Jared Kushner. Previously, according to the federal public health emergency website...
Incyte plans Phase III trial of blood cancer drug as potential Covid-19 cytokine storm therapy
by Alaric DeArment
The company said it is working with the FDA to start a Phase III study of Jakafi in Covid-19-associated cytokine storm, which may be behind severe disease in some patients and for which JAK inhibitors have been suggested as a possible therapeutic option.
COVID-19 could kill the hospital as we know it
by John Driscoll
It’s time to pull out all the stops to put it into action and reserve our hospitals and skilled nursing facilities for only those patients who truly need that level of care.
StartUPDATES: New developments for healthcare startups
by MedCity News
Read about new developments from Spry Health, AristaMD, Olive AI, and more.
Here are some of the approved Covid-19 tests available and how they work
by MedCity News
An infographic shows the different types of Covid-19 types that are either approved by the FDA or have CE Mark and how they work.
Companies donate PPE, but much more needed
by Elise Reuter
A slew of grassroots efforts have popped up across the U.S. to make or donate protective equipment that is desperately needed by front-line medical workers. But it’s still a drop in the bucket.
Everyone Thinks They’re Right About Masks
by Ed Yong
How the coronavirus travels through the air has become one of the most divisive debates in this pandemic.
Is That Nostalgia You’re Feeling?
by Kaitlyn Tiffany
Missing the daily pleasures of pre-quarantine life doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
An Ethicist on How to Make Impossible Decisions
by James Hamblin
Arthur Caplan, NYU’s chief medical ethicist, discusses the tough calls doctors have to make on how to ration care.
Private Labs Are Fueling a New Coronavirus Testing Crisis
by Alexis C. Madrigal
Backlogs at private laboratories have ballooned, making it difficult to treat suffering patients and contain the pandemic.
Three Scenarios for How This Ends
by James Hamblin
On a recent episode of Social Distance, Ed Yong joins to discuss how the coronavirus outbreak will play out in the United States.