Dealing with a Rare Eye Disease in the Midst of COVID19

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 8/26/2020 - 6

After being diagnosed with a rare eye disease, a doctor learns the best treatment is immunosuppression-a risky choice in the midst of COVID19

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Prioritizing Healthcare Workers’ Mental Health During COVID-19

Husseini Manji, MD, FRCPC and Jennifer Turgiss, DrPH, MS - 7/4/2020 - 0

For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health.

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How to Stay Healthy During the COVID Crisis

Morgan Rose Elliott - 6/26/2020 - 1

There are simple ways to help prioritize your mental and physical health and keep it from deteriorating during the COVID 19 crisis.

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

Erick Messias, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. - 6/15/2020 - 1

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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Health Care Companies’ Critical Role in Responding to COVID-19 

Richard Migliori M.D. - 6/8/2020 - 0

Richard Migliori MD, EVP & Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealth Group describes the health care company’s multi-pronged response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Exciting New Research on COVID-19: BTK Inhibition

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 6/7/2020 - 1

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

Aala Basheir and Rebecca Michaeli - 5/24/2020 - 0

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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Greater Risk of Blood Clots in COVID-19 Patients

Michael Wong JD, Laurie Paletz RN, & Thereza Ayad RN. - 5/13/2020 - 1

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?

Chris Windham M.D. & Ashwini Davison M.D. - 4/28/2020 - 0

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

Mark Calarco, D.O. - 4/27/2020 - 2

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

Peter J. Plantes, MD, FACP - 4/24/2020 - 2

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

Cameron Wood - 4/24/2020 - 0

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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