COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities

Oct 9, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has launched a global clinical trial to test a potential COVID-19 treatment that combines remdesivir with a highly concentrated antibody solution.
Oct 6, 2020
COVID-19 cases in Arizona fell 75% between July 13 and Aug. 7 after sustained community mitigation measures that promoted social distancing, required or encouraged mask wearing, limited large gatherings, and paused business operations where mask use and social distancing were difficult to maintain…
Oct 5, 2020
President Trump issued an executive order creating a cabinet-level working group to develop a federal plan to better coordinate services to prevent suicide and mental and behavioral health conditions in vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 5, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a critical need for care that is customized, patient-centered, cost-effective and, most of all, successful. Team-based care checks all of these boxes and more.
Sep 30, 2020
The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $234 million to improve COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations, such as African Americans, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Latinos/Latinas, Native Hawaiians, older adults, pregnant women and those who are homeless or…
Sep 28, 2020
AHA’s The Value Initiative is providing new resources to support hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to adopt team-based care for patients with an acute or chronic illness.
Sep 28, 2020
A Lancet study published Sept. 25 indicates that few in the U.S. adult population formed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, at least during the virus’ first wave in this country.
Sep 25, 2020
More than 200,000 of our friends, family members, fellow citizens and front-line workers have succumbed to COVID-19 since March. To put that in context, that’s approximately the same as the population of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Sep 25, 2020
The fourth in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. David W. Zaas, CEO of MUSC Health - Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and services in South Carolina. This episode was recorded on September 24, 2020.
Sep 21, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration reissued its emergency use authorization for the Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test to indicate that the product is intended for specimens collected “from individuals who are suspected of COVID-19 by their health care provider within the first seven days of the onset of…