Tag Archives: Washington

No, Mr. President, healthcare workers aren’t stealing masks. You failed them. – The Washington Post

But any such suggestion has no basis in fact. Instead, given the chance to prepare hospitals and health-care workers for the expected influx of covid-19 patients, the Trump administration did not take action to build up supplies of the vital equipment experts knew would be needed. Indeed, the administration has so far refused to use… Read More »

In hard-hit areas, testing restricted to health care workers, hospital patients – The Washington Post

As cases spike sharply in those places, they are bracing for an onslaught and directing scarce resources where they are needed most to save people’s lives. Instead of encouraging broad testing of the public, they’re focused on conserving masks, ventilators and intensive care beds — and on getting still-limited tests to health-care workers and the… Read More »

Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State

A man in his 30s in Washington State is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, the first confirmed case in the United States of a mysterious respiratory infection that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more in Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday. Federal officials also announced expanded… Read More »

Trump administration proposes first rule on health-care cost transparency – Washington Post

The Trump administration proposed a rule Monday that would require hospitals to post online the health-care prices they have negotiated with insurers, about a month after President Trump signed an executive order aiming to give Americans more information about the cost of health services. Health insurers and providers have fiercely opposed having to publicly reveal… Read More »

How to get the best prices, and service, at the pharmacy – Washington Post

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Love Oak Pharmacy in Eastland, Tex., puts together individualized daily pill packs for customers with multiple prescriptions to reduce the risk they will mix up drugs or skip doses. Asti’s South Hills Pharmacy in Pittsburgh offers free home delivery, sometimes on the same… Read More »