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A Call for Action. The COVID Crisis in India… Can You Help Save a Life?
Central Line Podcast: Inside the Monitor Flattening the Curve — Tune in to hear from Dr. Jodi Sherman about sustainability and anesthesiology. Learn more about the impact of inhaled anesthetics, the misunderstanding surrounding single-use disposables, and infection prevention.
Yogi Berra probably didn’t have COVID-19 on his mind during the 1973 baseball season. The Mets were in last place, but his optimism helped drive them to the division title. Applied to COVID-19, this “Yogi-ism” is decidedly less optimistic.
Dibash Kumar Das, PhD
Intraoperative hypotension arises during general anesthesia with an incidence ranging from 5% to 99%. Continuous infusions of norepinephrine to treat perioperative hypotension are generally administered through a central venous catheter (CVC) and not through a peripheral I.V. line (PIV).
Zachary Deutch, MD, FASA; Keya A. Locke, MD, MBA
This month, we will hear from Dr. Keya Locke, a close associate of mine here at UF Health-Jacksonville and someone who is now seen frequently on the national stage, speaking and writing about diversity issues and fairness in medicine (and in American society). Dr. Locke is a passionate, heartfelt, and thoughtful expounder on these polarizing, crucially important topics, and I am pleased to have her join us.
Jeffrey T. Mueller, MD, FASA
At the time of this writing, we’ve already seen the brisk pace of payment change resume with enactment of federal out-of-network billing legislation and increased pushes for both Medicare expansion and strengthening of the Affordable Care Act. In addition, just prior to the pandemic, CMS began foreshadowing a major unexpected transition of Medicare’s MIPS into more complex and multispecialty “MIPS Value Pathways” – a change they now seem committed to making.
COVID-19 Articles & Resources
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Navigating Mask Shortages in a Pandemic
Simulation Innovations for Patient and Team Safety in a Pandemic