Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…
In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…

‘Unmasking COVID-19’: Healio to launch new podcast for front-line clinicians

April 6, 2020
Information about COVID-19 is evolving at a rapid pace. To help physicians stay informed of the latest developments, Healio is launching the…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice

Q&A: COVID-19 disrupts 2020 census

April 1, 2020
The negative downstream effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may extend to the United States census, a business and economy expert told Healio Primary…
In the Journals

Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…
Feature

Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and…
Point/Counter

What is the United States’ single greatest weakness in its pandemic preparedness?

March 24, 2020
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, citing “alarming levels of spread and…
Feature

ACA turns 10: Experts reflect on the law’s impact on health care

March 23, 2020
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law 10 years ago today. In a recent video released by Protect Our Care, a group that wants to preserve the…

‘Your destiny is revealed to you:’ Match Day 2020 amid COVID-19

March 20, 2020
With rising infection rates in the United States constituting a national emergency, COVID-19 continues to affect all facets of life through…
Feature

‘Working side by side’: Physician-pharmacist collaborations can improve patient care

March 19, 2020
Some of the greatest strains on health care providers — managing numerous patients with CVD, physician burnout, insufficient capacity —…
Feature

Seasonality of COVID-19 remains uncertain

March 18, 2020
President Donald J. Trumps tweet on Feb. 7 suggesting that “as the weather starts to warm & [COVID-19] hopefully becomes weaker…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

3 things residents get wrong when selecting their first job

March 16, 2020
In a prior installment of our Residency to Retirement column, we addressed

Trump declares national emergency to fight COVID-19

March 13, 2020
President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency today in response to COVID-19, a move he said will provide $50 billion to fight the…
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App narrows down data searches in the ED to 5 seconds

March 12, 2020
In the ED, time is critical. Researchers have developed an app that they say can help physicians cut the time they need to retrieve clinical…

HHS rules give patients ‘unprecedented’ access to health data

March 10, 2020
Patients will soon have what HHS called “unprecedented” secure and free access to their health information. Two rules finalized by the…

Institutions limit travel, societies rethink conferences as COVID-19 spreads

March 9, 2020
Institutions are limiting employee travel and medical societies are canceling or postponing their annual medical conferences because of concerns…
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Sleep experts say daylight saving time needs to go

March 6, 2020
Some sleep experts want to do away with daylight saving time. “I can't think of any medical benefit that comes from keeping daylight saving…
Feature

Health care spending rises nearly 20% in 5 years

March 5, 2020
Total annual spending per person with employer-sponsored health insurance increased 18.4% to nearly $5,900 between 2014 and 2018, according to a…
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