COVID-19 And Immunity In Aging Populations

By Courtney Wright, PharmD As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress, so does the research of vaccines and treatments to eradicate the elusive virus. Billions of dollars are being spent on research and development efforts to create effective immunity, particularly in elderly adults. As we age, chronic diseases, combined with treatments and immune response, greatly […]

Role Of Telehealth And Chronic Care Management In Preventing COVID-19

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the way that we are living and working around the world. Due to the lack of an available vaccine, the current primary recommendation for preventing the spread of this virus is by practicing social distancing and good hygiene (frequent hand washing and limiting facial contact). Healthcare providers have a […]

Emerging Treatments For COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory tract infection caused by a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (which has never been seen in humans before), a betacoronavirus closely linked to the SARS virus based on its genetic sequencing. Most patients infected with COVID-19 are asymptomatic or suffer a mild or uncomplicated illness, but approximately 15% of patients […]

Telehealth And COVID-19: A Critical Time For Telemedicine Solutions

Telehealth The healthcare system is facing an epic and unprecedented disaster with the COVID-19 outbreak which threatens to overwhelm our ability to provide critical life-saving care as the number of confirmed cases continue to rise. The emergence of telemedicine and telehealth platforms now offer vital resources to healthcare professionals in helping them manage these challenges […]