Avoid toxic, divisive rules. Make sure doctors remain their patients' champions. And, above all, save as many lives as possible.
Health care rationing already exists in the United States. It's done by ability to pay, and now it's making us all more vulnerable.
COVID-19 is washing away any veneer of equal opportunity or risk. As we navigate these treacherous times, three principles can provide us with a moral and practical compass.
America's dangerous dependence on emergency rooms is increasing the risk of rationing. We must ready the future of medicine to fight today.
Yes, the United States rations medical care by ability to pay. We can't have that happen as we fight COVID-19.
America is known for its high spending on health care, yet here we are, facing a devastating shortage of medical resources. It shouldn't be this way.
Conservative critics of the New York congresswoman brushed off her criticisms of the federal government's coronavirus response, noting instead she made a margarita while urging Americans to push fellow lawmakers into action.
The Democratic presidential candidate commented that it's easier for status quo forces to maintain a broken system than to fix it.
There's no agreement about what factors to consider. Alabama guidelines would exclude patients with severe mental retardation. New York policy is to maximize the number of lives saved—meaning a 90-year-old patient would get the same priority as a 20-year-old.
"You have been led to believe that every hospital is overflowing," Rush Limbaugh told his radio audience.
Ralph Lauren, and other fashion brands like Gucci and Prada, are producing and donating face masks.
The first batch of hospital gowns and masks manufactured by Fanatics are said to be made from the same material as Major League Baseball uniforms for the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies.
"The pace of the scientific research has been really at a breathtaking speed," says Angela Rasmussan, a virologist and research scientist at Columbia University. "It's unprecedented."
A video posted to Twitter Tuesday night shows residents of Amsterdam, Netherlands taking to their balconies and doorsteps to cheer on health care workers dealing the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Even without Donald Trump in office, the current system would be failing, for it has no capacity to protect the nation as a whole.
UPS said they were "prepared to fully support" the Trump administration in deploying multiple drive-through COVID-19 testing sites around the country Monday.
More than 4-in-10 Americans say they are more likely to support a universal health care proposal in the wake of coronavirus spread.
The New York senator also posted an attack advert claiming the president had lied "over and over again" about his health care plans.
Vice President Mike Pence's slow response to the 2015 outbreak of HIV in Indiana while he was that state's governor resurfaced after President Donald Trump named him the head of the U.S. Coronavirus task force, a choice Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders called, "Disgusting."
President Trump touted the robust U.S. economy at a Keep America Great rally in Colorado Springs on Thursday night.
"Our study is actually conservative, because it doesn't factor in the lives saved among underinsured Americans," study author Alison Galvani from the the Yale School of Public Health told Newsweek.
He accused the Vermont senator of having "never gotten anything done" in his lengthy political career.
Democrats want to paint Trump as a president who has failed in the past year—and throughout his presidency—to follow through on his promises to lower prescription drug costs, protect Americans with pre-existing medical conditions and enact measures to curb future gun violence.
In their encounter in Des Moines, Pence told the doctor he hadn't heard about the planned cuts.
In this week's Democratic presidential debate, Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said they could, and would, take executive action to reduce prices for much-needed drugs as president.
Three doctors at a Nova Scotia hospital have spoken out about untenable conditions there, including emergency room overcrowding that is so bad patients are being treated in supply closets.
The administration and Republican-led states want Obamacare to be struck down as unconstitutional, which would have wide-ranging implications for America's health care system.
The presidential candidate urged Democrats to focus on health care, child care and climate change rather than on Trump's impeachment -- a process he supports.
Researchers with IBM Watson Health published a study in 2018 finding that, nationwide, patients pay on average $349 in out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic mammograms.
A new rule for the Affordable Care Act would require insurance companies to bill separately for abortion coverage while placing regular premiums on another bill.