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Rush Analytics for Modeling the Impact of Shelter in Place

Bala Hota, MD, MPH, VP & Chief Analytics Officer, Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Hota shares the background of how Rush developed predictive models to track the COVID-19 spread across Illinois (one of the U.S. states with the most coronavirus cases) and in particular the impact of Illinois’ shelter-in-place policies. The state, which has reported more than 19,180 confirmed...

Providence – “No Good Choices”: At the First U.S. Hospital Network to Knowingly Battle the Coronavirus, a Struggle Over Protective Equipment

Early in January, Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington ran an elaborate pandemic training simulation. Less than three weeks later, doctors and nurses there put what they learned into practice, when they admitted and treated the first confirmed COVID-19 patient in the U.S.

The Keckley Report – In Healthcare, Now and Near are On the Radar, but it’s Back to the Drawing Board for Far

Across the U.S. health industry, the Covid-19 virus has wreaked havoc. Though infection rates appear to be decreasing in some areas, we’re far from being out of the woods. As a result, plans beyond the pandemic are on the back burner for most healthcare organizations. That’s a problem.

Field Hospital Experience from Scripps and Atrium Health

Chris D. Van Gorder, FACHE, President and CEO, and Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Excellence and Experience, Scripps Health, and Becky G. Fox, MSN, RN-BC, VP & CNIO, Atrium Health.  As the COVID-19 outbreak began in San Diego, Scripps brought together the 23 area hospitals, the county public health department, and the area hospital association,...

Rush University Medical Center was built for a moment like this. Take a look inside the calm at the center of Chicago’s coronavirus storm.

Dr. Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov shoulders a lot as she helps lead the emergency department at Rush University Medical Center amid the coronavirus crisis. The grueling 70-hour workweeks. An ever-evolving understanding of COVID-19. Her husband moving into the guest room to reduce the chance of a possible transmission. Purim-Shem-Tov accepts it all with an unflustered shrug, confident in the knowledge that...

The New England Journal of Medicine

A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

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Jackie Gerhart MD
Jacqueline Gerhart, MD is a family medicine physician and clinical informaticist at Epic in Verona, WI.  She earned her medical degree from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN, and is a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she still sees patients, including on the front-lines during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Her passion is to reduce barriers...

10 months of work in less than a week: UW Health launching clinical trials of coronavirus treatment

Jeffrey Kluever, a 64-year-old from Wisconsin Lake Country, fought and beat COVID-19 and now hopes to donate his plasma for use in patients who are still sick with the disease.

10 things to know about Atrium Health’s coronavirus response

As the novel coronavirus – known as coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 – spreads across the United States, we understand that many people are feeling scared, uncertain and overwhelmed.

Framing Social Determinants of Health … Differently

Jay Bhatt, DO, MPH, FACP, former SVP & Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital Association. Dr. Bhatt explores how to consider framing social needs, social determinants of health and health equity for hospitals and health systems. He also discusses the intersection between these social factors that affect overall health and the power of community partnerships in the wake of COVID-19. Link to the article Dr. Bhatt mentions during the...