Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the spread: The complicated role of the staff break room

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the spread: The complicated role of the staff break room

One might think that dealing with Covid-positive patients is the most dangerous part of a doctor’s work day, but emerging evidence from across the country has indicated a far more insidious source as the vector for disease spread: the staff break room. “Transmission in the workplace in hospitals is not related to patient care,” a […]

Bait and switch, or how your employer passed health costs on to you: Peter Ubel

Bait and switch, or how your employer passed health costs on to you: Peter Ubel

“If you get health insurance through your job, beware: you might be picking up more of the cost of your medical care than you realize,” Peter Ubel of Duke writes over on Forbes. “With increasing frequency, employers are directing their workers to the kind of high deductible, high out-of-pocket insurance plans that leave workers financially responsible for […]