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The state issued the numbers Friday after Gov. Kathy Hochul said this week she would ask hospitals to track patients who were not admitted for Covid, but were later diagnosed.
Experts say the pandemic is transitioning into an endemic, mostly for the better unless you’re still unvaccinated.
RWJ Barnabas Health medical centers feel ready when it comes to emergency supplies and are finding ways to cope with staffing shortages.
Per capita spending on hospital care in New York rose by about 30% in just four years. The costs can get handed down to the unions' members, many of whom work low-income jobs.
Some unvaccinated health care workers will lose their jobs on Monday. Others will receive a grace period. Nursing homes could face deep staff shortages.
The issue gained a new sense of urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic as reports of understaffed intensive care units and nursing homes reached the public.
NewYork-Presbyterian became the first hospital system in the state to require COVID-19 shots for employees. Local unions are not pleased.
After years of going nowhere, minimum staffing requirements for hospitals and nursing homes passed both houses on Tuesday.
It is one of many victories progressives have claimed in the $212 billion budget for fiscal year 2022.
The state Health Department suggested cutting a Queens hospital hit hard by COVID-19 from 257 beds to 15.
The case-fatality rate has plummeted. Is the city close to herd immunity? Is it ready to reopen?
A revived bill could add 70,000 nurses to New York but faces opposition from the state and lobbyists.
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