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The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment? 

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we've passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.
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Exciting New Research on COVID-19: BTK Inhibition

A small study of seriously ill COVID-19 patients administered acalabrutinib, a BTK inhibitor and repurposed lymphoma drug, showed very promising results.
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Young Journalists Report: Around the World with COVID-19

Young journalists from Iowa City High School report on the experiences of people around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Healthcare Workflows To Transform Exponentially Post-Pandemic

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Digital automation tools that improve healthcare workflows are key as stakeholders seek new ways to deliver patient care and increase operational efficiency
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Greater Risk of Blood Clots in COVID-19 Patients

Patients with COVID-19 are at a much greater risk of developing blood clots. Guidelines for diagnosis and management of the condition are rapidly evolving.
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Are We Prepared for Increased Healthcare Needs Post-COVID-19?

We need to prepare for increased healthcare needs in chronically ill once the acute phase of COVID-19 has passed. Much of that care may have been deferred.
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Vaping Could Put Youth at Risk for Complications of COVID-19

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Vaping can lead to irreversible lung damage in youth and young adults. This may increase susceptibility to complications from infection with COVID-19
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Defeating COVID-19 Requires a Military-Grade Defense System

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A new dashboard utilizing data from 20,000 labs provides a 21st Century military-grade, Dowding-like defense system to use against COVID-19.
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Poor Payer Reimbursement and Practice Viability during COVID-19

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Physician practices should utilize their current time & resources to renegotiate payer reimbursement contracts to ensure viability during the age of COVID.
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Telehealth Project to Help Atrial Fibrillation Patients During COVID Crisis

A telehealth project to improve treatment for patients at highest risk for stroke has been launched by PPAHS and supported by a BMS-Pfizer Alliance Grant
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Strategic Planning for Physicians in the Age of COVID-19

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The world's shifting due to COVID-19 and physicians' practices are unlikely to escape unscathed. You can prepare by initiating a strategic planning process.
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The Challenge of Fitness Training in the Age of COVID-19

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Navigating proper precautions for COVID-19, including social distancing, while maintaining fitness training can be daunting - here are some tips.