1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
2. COVID-19 hospitalizations triple September numbers; Pfizer vaccine vials contain extra doses, FDA says — 9 updates Full story
3. 'We want them infected': Former HHS adviser pushed spreading COVID-19 to achieve herd immunity Full story
4. Download this whitepaper to learn how pediatric hospitals can recover from the pandemic and take advantage of CMS’ increased reimbursement rates by expanding telehealth.
5. 2 Alaska health workers report allergic reaction to Pfizer's vaccine, 1 hospitalized Full story
6. Georgia Santa tests positive for COVID-19, exposed dozens of children to virus Full story
7. Weight-bearing MRI improves outcomes for several specialties. Click here to learn how ortho and spine surgeons benefit.
8. What shingles vaccination trends can tell us about COVID-19 immunization Full story
9. Pennsylvania physician sentenced for involuntary manslaughter Full story
10. CDC to release mask efficiency standards Full story
11. Three must-reads:
- How Spectrum Health, Duke University Health System and others are taking a more comprehensive approach to workforce management. Click here to read more.
- Your ASC can benefit from professionalized anesthesia. Click here to learn about improved efficiency and revenue.
- Does your laboratory have the right IT tools to weather the COVID-19 storm? Download this whitepaper to understand which tools will help you face challenges most efficiently.
12. Medical staff urges California nurses not to strike Full story
13. White House has 'complete grasp' over CDC's pandemic messaging, former officials say Full story
14. 'I got my COVID-19 vaccine' stickers may sway others to get vaccinated, experts say Full story
Becker's Learning Opportunities
1. Community health systems can achieve more from the innovations they create themselves. Click here to learn how the right technology makes that possible.
2. A new era of genetic testing: How health systems can help deliver truly personalized care to millions of patients. Click here to read more.
3. 11 must-reads for hospital leaders looking to get the most out of their IT investments in 2021. Click here to read more.