Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020


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07 Apr 2020 Social Children have a lower frequency of illness or death from COVID-19. Illness affects ~1% of those under 19yrs. In US, there have been no COVID ICU admissions or deaths among 4226 COVID patients under 19yrs (3/16/20). But kids may be carriers
07 Apr 2020 Social Here is a GREAT read on our national leader Dr. Tony Fauci, his early years in science and starting out at the NIH; his service under 6 US presidents (Regan, GWBush, Clinton, Bush II, Obama, Trump) his accomplishments and leadership.
07 Apr 2020 Social RT @NigilHaroon: USA and Canada trends. Potential factors: Early intervention, Difference in population at risk, Pop Density, Citizen attit…
07 Apr 2020 Social RT @paulpetertak: An analysis of 383 patients with COVID-19 found that obese men in particular have an increased risk of developing severe…
06 Apr 2020 Social As of Apr 5 at 8pm 9,633 Americans have died from coronavirus & with at least 337,000 confirmed infections (since 2/29/20). Worldwide over 1.2 million infected and more than 69,000 have died.
02 Apr 2020 Social Testing Individuals for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - overview and infographic from JAMA
01 Apr 2020 Social RheumNow interviews Dr @philipcrobinson about the rapid growth/impact of the COVID-Global Rheumatology Alliance Registry & how you can join and enroll your rheum patients with suspected COVID. or podcast here>
31 Mar 2020 Social Listen to Dr. Alvin Wells "TED" like talk from RheumNow Live on 3/14/20 on why rheumatologists should be doing TeleRheumatology! Listen on iTunes or here>>
30 Mar 2020 Social Corona infections are trending down in China, with no new cases reported in Hubei province, for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday.
30 Mar 2020 Social The FDA has approved the investigational use of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma - allowing clinicians to use as single-patient emergency Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs) - Must apply w/ form 3926
30 Mar 2020 Social 3/29 There are 122,653 cases of COVID-19 in the US, with 2112 deaths. On CNN Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said there could be over 100,000 deaths and millions of people infected - but added "Dont hold me to that", this is "such a moving target."
27 Mar 2020 Social RT @DrBhana: An @ACRheum- COVID-19 update from Ellen Gravallese, MD, President of the American College of Rheumatology…
27 Mar 2020 Social Rheumnow PSA #5 -- Dealing with STRESS. Dr Cush and patient Tena Brown discuss how to deal with STRESS.
27 Mar 2020 Social Listen to Dr. Alvin Wells - a triple play podcast on Telemedicine, Coding and connecting with patients and Telemedicine in Practice and Academia (w/ Dr. Dan Albert) Listen on iTunes or here>>
26 Mar 2020 Social Nice Overview and figures reviewing acute coronavirus infection - from an ER perspective.
26 Mar 2020 Social Time to sign up an enroll patients in the Global Rheumatology Alliance COVID registry - a registry for rheumatology patients with COVID-19 infections
23 Mar 2020 Social Under new COVID legislation, the OIG has waived administrative sanctions for reducing or waiving any cost-sharing obligations (Copays, etc) for Federal health care program beneficiaries may owe for telehealth services for a 90d period (till ~5/1)
23 Mar 2020 Social The first goal for this COVID-19 crisis is a nationwide, worldwide, system wide change in behavior. Behavioral change will antedate and is required to curtail the spread and impact of the coronavirus. @rheum_covid
21 Mar 2020 Social Dr. Alvin Wells talks on how to convert to Telemedicine in Rheumatology
18 Mar 2020 News A Rheumatologist’s Tips: Telemedicine in 6 Easy Steps