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NJHA Charts Rise and Fall of COVID Hospitalizations; Peak Occurred April 14

New Jersey reported its first COVID-19 case on March 4. The rapid rise of the virus in New Jersey culminated on April 14, when the state's hospitals experienced peaks.

Dr. Rajamannan Reports to Northwestern University, Chicago IL VP: COVID-19 Non-Compliance in Clinical Trials

Dr. Nalini Rajamannan, has submitted evidence in an open letter to Northwestern University's Newly Minted Vice President for Research Dr. Milan Mrksich, the Senate Finance Committee, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, the FDA and the NIH providing the evidence of Non-Compliance of the Federal Insurance policy to protect human subjects as it relates to human subject research over the past 14 years including the current clinical trial

SEIU: Court Motion Seeks to Cancel Union Contracts at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Paving Way for Prime Healthcare to Slash 2,000+ Workers’...

St. Francis' owner, Verity Health, which is in bankruptcy proceedings, filed the motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court this week.

Northwell Health Expands Testing to Aid COVID-19 Recovery

Northwell Health is working with public health officials to provide antibody testing to first-responders across Long Island and Westchester County, MTA transit workers as well as low-income and predominantly minority communities throughout the region to help identify and deliver care to those at highest risk of COVID-19.

Virginia Commonwealth University Health Aims to Stop Spread of Hospital Infections with DRX-Revolution Nano Mobile X-ray System

An academic medical center, VCU Health installed the DRX-Revolution Nano as a unit dedicated solely to the NICU, in an effort to avoid the possible spread of hospital-acquired infection from adult patients on other hospital floors.

Avamere Transitional Care & Rehabilitation – Brighton Opens a Dedicated COVID-19 United

The 50-bed unit provides a dedicated place for individuals to transition from hospital to home while recovering from the virus, following the recommended 14-day quarantine by the CDC.

Allegheny Health Network Launches Mask Sterilization and Re-use Program to Support COVID-19 Pandemic Response Efforts

Over the weekend, AHN began sterilizing masks for re-use at each of its nine surgical hospitals. The new process, recently approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, enables AHN to sterilize thousands of masks per day, and instantly increases AHN's supply of available N95 respirators for caregivers.  

Trial for Potential Coronavirus Treatment is Underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine has joined a clinical trial to evaluate the experimental drug remdesivir to treat people who are hospitalized with severe COVID-19 infection.