Bioethics Pundit

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October 21, 2020

Some California Hospitals Refused Covid-19 Transfers for Financial Reasons, State Emails Show

(The Wall Street Journal) – Several large Southern California hospital systems improperly refused or delayed accepting Covid-19 patients based on their insurance status, according to internal emails among local and state government, hospital and emergency-response officials, leaving severely ill patients … Read More

October 21, 2020

Doctors: Lonely and Burned Out in COVID-19. How Are They Coping?

(Medscape) – “We know that stress, which was already significant in physicians, has increased dramatically for many physicians during the pandemic. That’s understandable, given the circumstances they’ve been working under,” said Christine A. Sinsky, MD, vice president of professional satisfaction … Read More