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Latest Rheumatology News

Guidance Issued for Osteoporosis Management During COVID-19

In a joint guidance document issued by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society, European Calcified Tissue Society, and National Osteoporosis Foundation, recommendations are presented for the management of osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System

Health care organizations are facing hard financial decisions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but an end is in sight as some are beginning to slowly open back up around the country, according to David Shulkin, M.D. Shulkin, who served as ninth secretary for Veterans Affairs and is former president and CEO of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, spoke with HealthDay during a live stream on the HealthDay YouTube channel and live blog.

Telehealth Usage Was Growing Among Internists Prior to COVID-19

There is wide variation in the use of telehealth among internal medicine physicians and subspecialists, according the "2020 American College of Physicians Member Survey About Telehealth Implementation."

U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy

The United States spends substantially more than any other wealthy nation on health care, yet it has a lower life expectancy and a higher suicide rate than other wealthy nations, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.