Given the rapidly developing information during the coronavirus pandemic, provided below please find a listing of carefully selected articles that are relevant to you and your practice in California.
A recent survey of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) finds a majority of physician anesthesiologists pivoted from working in the operating room to treating COVID-19 patients
Beyond the clinical challenges of Covid-19, there are formidable financial challenges for providers, and many will not survive without immediate support from both the government and private insurers.
Considerations and guidelines that should be reviewed and met prior to resuming health care for non-emergent and non-COVID-19 health care, including elective and non-urgent procedures at hospitals, and outpatient care.
Guidelines that address phasing in procedures, assess how to prioritize them, how to ensure facilities are adequately prepared and how they will put into place new protocols to protect the public health and safety of patients and staff
As we begin to reopen our health care system, the California Medical Association (CMA) proposes several steps that will be instrumental to ensuring the ongoing safety of patients and the health care workforce.
While cutting benefits for emergency room doctors and other medical workers, TeamHealth and Envision have spent millions on ads meant to pressure politicians working on legislation to cap out-of-network costs for Americans.
U.S. officials offering emergency funding to hospitals, clinics and doctors' practices during the coronavirus pandemic have included this stipulation: They are not permitted to foist surprise medical bills on COVID-19 patients.
A joint statement of the ASA, American College of Surgeon, AORN, and the American Hospital Association for the resumption of elective surgeries.
The president of the ASA, Mary Dale Peterson, MD, issued a brief response on the federal government’s decision to waive scope of practice rules this week during the weekly ASA town hall, on Thursday, April 2.
As COVID-19 continues to challenge health care systems, doctors struggle to find a way to deal with shortages of PPE. Yet reuse strategies and ingenuity are combining to help anesthesiologists confront the issue head-on.