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Telehealth program focuses on COVID-positive patients discharged from hospitals

COVID-positive patients at some Texas hospitals now can be treated and monitored at home throughout their recoveries as part of a program through Dallas-based TheraCare Home Health, part of the Cantex Continuing Care Network. This can enable partnering hospitals to reduce patients’ length of stay while also optimizing staffing resources and bed use, according to the company.

Life expectancy decreasing, CDC says

Life expectancy in the United States decreased in both 2015 and 2016, marking the only decreases in the past 20 years and the first consecutive two-year decline since 1964, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease and Prevention.

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