La Jolla Vein Care said that it also hopes to target those who have been sitting for extended periods during the pandemic and may have developed corresponding health issues. 

That number, from Kaiser Health News, represents hundreds more deaths than the 379 estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

That’s according to a new survey of almost 30,000 consumers, led by Harvard Medical School and published in JAMA Network Open

Like a whirlwind, COVID-19 seemed to appear out of nowhere and completely disrupted the global community. Economies are stressed, industries are experiencing unprecedented changes, and governments are trying to manage it all.

Philanthropic nonprofit Rad-Aid deploys some 12,000 volunteers through outreach programs in 35 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. 

Roughly 5% of such providers are actually seeing patient volumes that are higher than pre-COVID levels, according to a new analysis.  

As California has navigated step two of the governor’s reopening roadmap, Keck Medicine of USC has implemented a “phased and triaged” approach to working through its own deferred care backlog. 

Advocates recently urged lawmakers to approve the legislation, aimed at improving detection of tumors that mammography may have missed.  

President Donald Trump recently signed the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 into law, following unanimous passage in the Senate.

The newly formed Multispecialty Early Radiologic Career Coalition is appealing the ABR to either administer tests virtually—as other specialty boards are doing during the pandemic—or at local testing centers around the country. 

CEO William Thorwarth Jr., MD, outlined ACR’s apprehension in a recent letter to the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

Franklin Sequeira, 72, of Cicero, passed away on June 1 after a months-long battle with the disease, according to his family.