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Tag: COVID-19

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Invest in community health (workers)

February 24th, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

The value of community health workers (CHWs) is finally being recognized here in the U.S. This cadre works to approximate and glue together the pieces of our fragmented health care […]

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COVID-19, heart disease and cancer: What is the connection?

February 8th, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

In the first month of 2021, COVID-19 was the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease and cancer. Except for the 1918 flu pandemic and the […]

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AI Talk: Predicting breast cancer, regulating SaMD, predicting mutations

February 5th, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

Predicting Breast Cancer This week, MIT News featured a good discussion of some fresh new research published in Science Translational Medicine. Adam Yala, an MIT researcher, led this multi-year, multi-site […]

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Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

February 3rd, 2021 / By Megan Carr

The effort to develop vaccines against COVID-19 has been extraordinary and the process to distribute the vaccines needs to be just as successful—not only for the country overall, but also […]

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Article: Paying close attention to COVID-19 POA indicators

With Audrey Howard, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Coding of COVID–19 records has been challenging for inpatient coding professionals. Audrey Howard and Sue Belley explore several potential POA scenarios that may cause confusion for coders.

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World Cancer Day: “I Am and I Will”

February 1st, 2021 / By Kelly Long, CPC, CPCO

World Cancer Day, which falls on Feb 4, 2021 seeks to build awareness across the international community that cancer can lead to preventable suffering and injustice, and that efforts are […]

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AI Talk: Modeling inoculations and machine learning startups

January 22nd, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Modeling inoculations Recently we have been hearing this familiar refrain: “Vaccines do not prevent COVID-19– vaccinations do!”  It looks like we now have an approach to […]

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Three reasons not to celebrate the end of surprise medical bills

January 20th, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

After narrowly missing an opportunity at the end of 2019 to end the outrage surrounding surprise medical bills, the United States Congress finally agreed to ban most of them. The […]

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Innovations in health care delivery: CVS Health

January 15th, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

People with chronic health conditions face many challenges as they work to manage those conditions to the best of their ability. A 2018 survey of certified diabetes educators asked how […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Helping patients navigate their unique health journeys

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast of 3M. This is Dr. Gordon Moore, your host, and today I’m talking with Dr. Daniel Knecht. He is a board-certified internist […]

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution: Independent primary care practices are suffering

January 6th, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We’ve had months and months to plan. We have expert guidance on how to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine distribution in ways most likely to benefit all Americans, and yet in the […]

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Measuring our ability to respond to future pandemics

January 4th, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

Fragmented systems lead to fragmented pandemic responses. Or that’s what I took from this Lancet piece published recently.  The opportunities to improve the U.S. public health and health care systems […]