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Resources by Topic: Physicians

Advance Care Planning: New Realities in Times of COVID-19
Examines the challenges of advance care planning, planning for decision-making in times of medical crisis, due to COVID-19. Shares insights from clinicians and others involved in helping rural patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Physician Support Line
Free and confidential peer support for physicians to discuss immediate life stressors with volunteer psychiatrist colleagues. Available 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM EST.
1-888-409-0141
Date: 07/2020
Type: Hotline
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CMS Open Door Forum Podcast and Transcripts
Provides audio recordings and transcripts of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Door Forum calls since October 2016, including the Rural Health Open Door Forums and COVID-19 stakeholder calls.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Indiana State Medical Association - COVID-19 Resources
Contains links to resources and guidelines related to COVID-19, including physician and clinician guidance, telehealth/telemedicine information, primary resources, weekly healthcare provider webinars hosted by the Indiana State Health Department, and daily updates.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indiana State Medical Association
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COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) Resource Center for Physicians
Tools and resources to help physicians respond to COVID-19, including information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Kentucky Medical Association - COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources and Information for Physicians
Offers links for COVID-19 public service announcements, resources, significant notices, guidance, and waivers for physicians. Also includes Kentucky Medical Association member alerts related to COVID-19.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kentucky Medical Association
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COVID-19 and Surgery
Resources for the surgical community related to the response to COVID-19. Covers clinical issues and guidance, personal protective equipment, regulatory updates, and more.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American College of Surgeons
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AMA Quick Guide to Telemedicine in Practice
Presents information to aide physicians and practices implementing telemedicine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes an overview of telemedicine policies and payment guidelines. Outlines key considerations regarding vendor selection, workflow, and patient care.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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Using Telehealth to Care for Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
An overview of resources and tools to help providers use telehealth to care for patients while keeping staff safe. Includes resources to help quickly set up telehealth, as well as information on payment, legal issues, Medicare services, and more.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Clinical management, patient education, and preparedness resources to help family physicians respond to COVID-19. Includes updates on payment and telehealth.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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