With new patients contracting coronavirus, COVID-19, daily in the U.S., PAs are on the front lines of the crisis response. Those at Rush University Medical Center are getting special training, setting up COVID-only emergency care, and using telemedicine to increase patient access to providers.
The PA Foundation awards IMPACT Grants to support PA-led, community-based projects designed to improve health outcomes. Learn about Yale New Haven Hospital’s 2018 outreach project and consider applying today for your own IMPACT Grant.
After learning about two data errors in the evidence review on statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released a revised recommendation statement.
Young-Bin Song, MCHS, PA-C, describes his practice at a multi-disciplinary neuro-oncology/radiation oncology brain tumor clinic at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Communicating with the patient population, he relates, requires preparation, practice, and patience.
Almas Abbas, PA-C, grew up playing sports – and getting injured. Her on-field experiences inspired an early interest in how the body works and how best to treat herself, and eventually led to a career as a PA in orthopaedics.
At least two PAs have opened consultancies to work with patients on improving their cardiac health and reducing risk factors through healthy eating and regular exercise. February’s American Heart Month is a good time to bring these initiatives to light.
As STD rates climb to unprecedented highs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report, Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Services, to highlight the services healthcare settings can offer to provide the highest-quality STD care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a health advisory regarding an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown etiology (PUE). CDC is closely monitoring a reported cluster of PUE in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.