Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This page contains medical information for clinicians on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19, also called 2019-nCoV, and now clinically SARS‐CoV‐2). This section includes articles that pertain to clinicians and cardiologists on the virus, new technologies being deployed to fight the virus and clinical information from various sources. Here are direct links for medical professionals to COVID-19 resources from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Daily world-wide statistics on the coronavirus outbreak are available from the WHO Situations Reports. Here is the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services related to the COVID-19.

Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Interview with Mike Stone, M.D., an emergency physician at Northwest Acute Care Specialists in Portland, Ore., director ...

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Medicare, CMS, calls for cancelling or postponing all elective or non-essential medical procedures, test and surgeries due to COVID-19. #COVID19 #SARcov2 #coronavirus #cardiology
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

March 20, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced March 18, 2020, that all elective ...

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An interview with Ehtisham Mahmud, M.D., FSCAI, chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, executive director of ...

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This is a quick overview of clinical data on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as of March 17, 2020. It offers a brief ...

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March 17, 2020 — The Trump Administration today announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable ...

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The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) electrophysiology (EP) annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
Feature | EP Lab | Dave Fornell, Editor

March 10, 2020 — Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed another large cardiology meeting, the European Heart Rhythm ...

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ACC issues document outlining COVID-19 Implications For Patients With Underlying Cardiovascular Conditions. The COVID-19 mortality rate for patients cardiovascular disease is 10.5 percent based of data from Chinese hospitals since the outbreak. COVID-19 fatality rates for patients with comorbidities are higher than the average population, but cardiac patients had the highest death rate. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV #SARS‐CoV‐2
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March 9, 2020 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is offering updates on the clinical impact of novel coronavirus ...

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News | Interventional Radiology | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

March 9, 2020 — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) slowly spreads across the globe, more industry conferences are ...

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ACC Cancels 2020 Conference Amid Coronavirus Concerns. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
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March 9, 2020 — Less than week after the American College of Cardiology (ACC) said it would push ahead with holding its ...

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AI vendor Infravision's InferRead CT Pneumonia software uses artificial intelligence-assisted diagnosis tp improve the overall efficiency of the radiology department. It is being delayed in China as a high sensitivity detection aid for novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19). #COVID-19 #COVID19 #Coronavirus #2019-nCoV
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February 28, 2020 — New healthcare technologies are being implemented in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID ...

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An illustration of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from the CDC. #coronavirus #COVID19 #COVID-2019 #2019nCoV
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is working to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus ...

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A 3-D rendering created from the chest CT scan of a 41-year-old coronavirus patient in China showing ground-glass opacities in several areas of the lungs from the coronavirus pneumonia. This was from one of the first medical imaging studies published on COVID-19 in the journal Radiology. #coronavirus #COVID2019 #COVID19 #2019nCoV #SARS‐CoV‐2
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

(Article updated May 27, 2020)


February 20, 2020 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a clinical ...

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