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Dr. Bob Wachter Answers the COVID-19 Questions That Patients Are Asking Physicians

Updated January 18, 2022: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, physicians are faced with many questions from their patients about vaccines, safety measures, risks of new variants, and the efficacy of new treatments.

Communicating with COVID-19 Vaccine-Hesitant Patients: Top Tips

Updated January 3, 2022: As the number of Delta and Omicron variant cases increases alarmingly across the United States, more individuals are considering vaccination against COVID-19. It is important for physicians to be prepared to answer questions from patients about the various vaccines—particularly since some patients remain hesitant about receiving the vaccination.

COVID-19 and Patient Safety in the Medical Office

Updated December 30, 2021: Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant into 39 states in just two weeks, the CDC issued a warning that healthcare providers should prepare for a potential “tidal wave” of infections in January. Medical offices must make preparation as the winter months approach—the peak season for respiratory illness.

Reduce Patient Safety Risks with Vaccinations, Including COVID-19

Updated November 4, 2021: Although vaccinations are a routine procedure, physicians and staff should remain vigilant about patient safety considerations. Whether you’re seeing children for COVID-19 vaccinations or adults for travel abroad or general disease prevention, take time now to assess the vaccine administration protocol in your practice.

A Message From Our Chairman

Richard E. Anderson
MD, FACP

Unwavering Service to Our Members

After the Allies defeated Rommel’s army in Egypt in 1942, Churchill spoke these words to the House of Commons: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” His words still resonate today in the midst of a different kind of struggle.

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