Tag Archives: Clinicians

Silence Over Safety? Muzzling Clinicians a Public Health Issue

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 04, 2020 — COVID-19 has caused battle lines to be drawn. But they’re not just between clinicians and the virus. They’re also between the healthcare workers and their employers, causing what the American Medical Association calls a “flashpoint” that could affect …

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Amid PPE Shortage, Clinicians Face Harassment, Firing for Self-Care

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 — As upper management patrolled the halls at one hospital in California, telling staff they could be fired on the spot for wearing N95 masks brought from home, one nurse asked to see the policy. The administrator told her …

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Commentary: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): FAQs for Clinicians

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: JANUARY 30, 2020 — The Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak has unfolded so rapidly that many clinicians are scrambling to stay on top of it. Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about how to prepare your clinic to respond …

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Clinicians Can Lead the Way

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: FEBRUARY 27, 2020 — Clinicians can help lead the way in COVID-19 preparedness by fighting pandemic denial in themselves and being frank with their patients, says Peter Sandman, PhD, a risk communication consultant based in New York City. “People have to …

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Where Are the Tests? COVID-19 Sidelines Clinicians

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 18, 2020 — On Friday, I sat on my couch in the middle of what should have been my operating day, watching President Trump’s address in disbelief. The President stated that any doctor seeking COVID-19 testing can get it. This …

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Clinicians Petition Government for National Quarantine

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 18, 2020 — Clinicians across the United States are petitioning the federal government to follow the lead of South Korea, China, and other nations by imposing an immediate nationwide quarantine to slow the inevitable spread of COVID-19. Without federal action, the …

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