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Infectólogos comparten nueve recomendaciones “urgentes” ante el repunte de contagios de COVID-19 en Puerto Rico
La Sociedad de Enfermedades Infecciosas de Puerto Rico esbozó este martes nueve recomendaciones urgentes para todos los residentes en la isla ante el repunte de contagios confirmados de COVID-19 en las pasadas dos semanas.

Dr. Carlos Mellado, Secretario del Departamento de Salud (DS)
Detallan la segunda fase de vacunación en Puerto Rico
La cantidad de vacunas recibidas es muy baja en comparación con las personas que no se han vacunado. Además, hay proveedores que reciben vacunas del Gobierno Federal y las citas se hacen directamente con ellos según explicó...

Dr. Lemuel Martínez, infectólogo.
Dr. Lemuel Martínez: “Es importante volver a dar un paso atrás frente al COVID-19”
Ante la nueva ola de contagios que no solo se está presentando en Puerto Rico sino en el mundo, es necesario que los diversos gobiernos en algunos territorios...

Dr. Bryan Pagán, especialista en nefrología
Irregularidades en la orina podrían ser señal de un fallo renal
La identificación de irregularidades sobre todo en la orina, es esencial ya que aquellos pacientes que son diagnosticados de diabetes o hipertensión suelen tener gran correlación con un fallo renal,...

How CMS final rule will impact E/M coding and documentation requirements
Historically, providers had to meet certain criteria and address three key areas in the patient’s progress notes: patient history, physical exam and medical decision making. CMS has eliminated the history and exam components as required 

RANSOMWARE GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES
Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption. 

Common HIPAA violations physicians should guard against
The AMA describes HIPAA as establishing “guardrails for the sharing and use of patient health information” between health care providers. The AMA notes that HIPAA regulations are mainly “permissive” in that they allow, but don’t require,...

How physicians can improve their telehealth technique
The COVID-19 pandemic has made telehealth an indispensable element of clinical practice, but many physicians—trained at the bedside—still struggle to connect with patients over video. 

How to Think About Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and Rare Side Effects
Federal drug safety regulators have recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after six women experienced blood clots after vaccination.

Moderna Says Vaccine 90% Effective After 6 Months
“Updated cases show continued strong efficacy, including greater than 90% against cases of COVID-19 and greater than 95% against severe cases of COVID-19, with approximately 6 months median follow-up post dose 2,”

Key pathway in Parkinson’s may help treatments for cancer, diabetes
The research, which appears in the journal Science Advances, may help scientists develop new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, which can all occur when Parkin is not functioning properly.