COVID-19 and Health Equity — Serving the Underserved, Poorly Served, and Never Served

June 10, 2020

National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine  |  Feature Story | May 5, 2020  |  By Stephanie Miceli The novel coronavirus has been called “the great equalizer,” when in reality, it has only

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As states reopen, here’s how you protect yourself from the coming surge

May 7, 2020

Food for thought…. When/As the rules are being relaxed, and just because you will now be allowed to go out in public doesn’t mean you should. Is this the right

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Receptors for SARS-CoV-2 Present in Wide Variety of Human Cells

May 2, 2020

The SCIENTIST  Chris Baraniuk  Apr 29, 2020 Analyses from single-cell sequencing datasets support the idea that COVID-19 is not just a respiratory disease but an illness that can affect multiple organs.  When the

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Measuring Maternal Mortality

May 2, 2020

February 6, 2020  Laurie Zephyrin, M.D.  and Eugene Declercq Last week, for the first time since 2007, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reported new data on maternal mortality in the

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Blood-pressure drugs are in the crosshairs of COVID-19 research

April 23, 2020

REUTERS | HEALTH NEWS | APRIL 23, 2020 | 6:12 AM Deborah J. Nelson (Reuters) – Scientists are baffled by how the coronavirus attacks the body – killing many patients while barely

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Where do patient safety and the Covid-19 virus cross paths?

February 27, 2020

Speaking of Covid-19 virus…….let’s have a conversation about where Covid-19 virus and patient safety cross paths….. there are many directions it can go and it can lead to our raising

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Association of open communication and the emotional and behavioural impact of medical error on patients and families

January 27, 2020

BMJ Quality and Safety Original research Association of open communication and the emotional and behavioural impact of medical error on patients and families: state-wide cross-sectional survey Abstract Background How openly

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One-size-fits-all approach to patient safety improvement won’t get us to the ultimate goal—zero harm

January 9, 2020

Modern Healthcare   November 09, 2019 01:00 AM   by Dr. Mark Chassin Dr. Mark Chassin is president and CEO of The Joint Commission. He was a member of the Institute of

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Why Doctors Still Offer Treatments That May Not Help

August 28, 2019

  August 28, 2019 at 7:00 am  |    Austin Frakt  |  The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2019, The New York Times Company). It also appeared in the print edition on August 15, 2019. When

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Parents of man killed on I-95 in Orangeburg while suffering schizophrenic event speak out on failure of SC first responders

August 28, 2019  |  By Emily Wakeman | August 14, 2019 at 8:29 PM EDT – Updated August 14 at 9:24 PM ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) – It’s been almost a year since a man died

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