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Lois A. Bowers

Lois A. Bowers

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She holds a master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University (media management) and is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

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AHCA / NCAL, AMDA blast ‘short-sighted’ plans to discharge people with COVID-19 from hospitals to long-term care facilities

“The question all state officials must consider is whether the risk of introducing a virus with an estimated 30% or higher mortality rate into a nursing home or assisted living community outweighs the risk of hospitals being overcrowded,” the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living and AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine said in a joint statement released Sunday.

PPE hoarding, price gouging now a crime, attorney general says; CEO cites ‘misplaced hierarchy’ for equipment

It is now a crime to hoard or price-gouge personal protective equipment, drugs and certain other health and medical resources that are scarce or threatened and needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Thursday, while the CEO of a large senior living company lamented that hospitals seem to be getting PPE at the expense of senior living.

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House prepares to vote on $2 trillion stimulus bill as US ranks No. 1 in world for COVID-19 cases

As the House of Representatives prepared Thursday to vote on the $2 trillion “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” or “CARES Act” this morning, Johns Hopkins University ranked the U.S. in the unenviable position of No. 1 country in the world for confirmed cases of COVID-19, at 83,507 cases compared with China’s 81,782 and Italy’s 80,589.

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