1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. Global cases rise for 1st time in 6 weeks; Merck to produce J&J vaccine, officials say — 5 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Houston medical office Full story
4. Tips to establish a VTE prevention program and foster nurse champions: Thoughts from Doylestown Health's clinical educator Learn more
5. Rural Arizona county opens COVID-19 vaccinations to general public Full story
6. Tennessee hospital loses staff, hasn't admitted patients since November Full story
7. Financially sustainable surgical excellence — Lessons learned from Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Click here to attend the live virtual discussion.
8. 4 nurses saving lives off the job Full story
9. 2 physicians charged in opioid scheme tied to 6 overdose deaths Full story
10. Vitamin C treatment ineffective against sepsis, another study shows Full story
11. Up to 70% of venous thromboembolisms can be avoided. Learn how to empower your nurses as VTE prevention champions during this upcoming webinar.
12. 10 recent hospital, health system CNO, CMO moves Full story
13. Nationwide minimal flu activity reported for month straight — 4 CDC FluView takeaways Full story
14. US implements travel restrictions on countries facing Ebola outbreak Full story
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. COVID-19 is altering the patient experience. The new drivers of patient satisfaction + lessons your organization needs to know here.
2. Greater visibility for implant lifecycles reduces your organization’s spend. Click here to learn why—and how it will also improve care and compliance.
3. The path to payment: A practical guide to optimizing each stage of the claim lifecycle. Click here to download.