But HHS still hasn't issued the required regulation, and it's not clear whether it will apply to telehealth.
Kids should receive the usual vaccines on time, but adult vaccines can wait, experts say. Many follow-up visits can be conducted via telehealth. Elective surgeries should be delayed.
Patients with asthma should stay on their preventive steroid therapy, both to protect against infection with COVID-19 as well as if they succumb to the virus, say experts in respiratory medicine.
A group of leading oncologists provide their perspective on preparing for the coronavirus epidemic.
As stock of hospital masks dwindles, sew-it-yourself patterns circulate on Facebook and elsewhere. But research on homemade mask efficacy is mixed; some say they may provide a false sense of security.
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In the face of COVID-19, SAMHSA has announced policy changes that will allow some patients in treatment for opioid use disorder to receive a 28-day take-home supply of medication.
Radiologists face a familiar dilemma with COVID-19, choosing between overcalling or undercalling, and both errors are costly.
Marina Garassino, MD, chief of the Medical Thoracic Oncology Unit at the Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, Italy, talks about her experience during Italy's COVID-19 outbreak.
'We're headed for a time when there will be significant disruptions in the care of patients with cancer,' says the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.
The federal government has opened up more telehealth options to physicians nationwide. Here's how to properly code and bill for those encounters as well as coronavirus tests.
New developments in the global coronavirus outbreak remain the focus for many and once again inspired the top trending clinical topic.
Dr Nancy Reau looks at the hepatotoxic and gastrointestinal implications of this viral pandemic.
A storm is coming, and the new fear is the shortage of personal protective equipment, warns John Mandrola, MD, of the COVID19 pandemic as some hospitals bar physicians from complaining.
Psychiatrist Peter Yellowlees lays out ways in which clinicians can demonstrate to the public that there is a way forward in battling the current pandemic.
Repurposing an old malaria drug to treat patients with COVID-19 could not only reduce symptoms and shorten the disease duration but also reduce the viral load, suggests a preliminary French study.
The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections went virtual last week to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but one of the organizers was diagnosed with it after the move.
Dr Schwartz was a pioneer in the field of vascular biology and a longtime professor of pathology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
The expectation has been that older adults are most vulnerable to COVID-19, but a study from the CDC analyzing cases from February 12 to March 16 showed that 20% of deaths were persons aged 20-44.
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