ImproveDx Newsletter

January 2021
Volume 8 | Issue 1

Long COVID Gains Acceptance as Many Questions Remain Unanswered

By Susan Carr

The past year has been an exercise in humility. For all that was quickly learned about the new SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19, there have been constant reminders of what is not yet known, including the infection’s long-term implications.

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Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine Leads New TeleDx Research Effort

Much has been written about the use of telemedicine, but it has been overwhelmingly focused on treatment and management of chronic disease, not on diagnosis.

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From the Field: Update from the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

At the end of 2020, the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) unveiled two new resources for the diagnostic quality and safety community and expanded the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis.

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Thanks to Our Members & Sponsors

AcademyHealth • Advocate Aurora Health • American Association of Nurse Practitioners • American Board of Medical Specialties • American Medical Group Association • Association of American Medical Colleges • COLA, Inc. • Constellation • Covera Health • Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation • CRICO • EmPRO • InSimu • Intermountain Healthcare • Isabel • Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence • MCIC Vermont • MedStar Health • NBME • The Permanente Federation, Kaiser Permanente • VisualDx

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