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New Podcast Series: Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

To better support your community during this period of crisis, Elsevier has created a new podcast series for frontline clinicians and providers. In this three-part series, experts share their insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the virus, how medical informatics and telemedicine are used to manage the pandemic, and best practices for emergency nursing crisis preparedness.

  • Episode 1: SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Transmissibility, Pathophysiology and Treatment features Dr. Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and  Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Perlman, who has studied coronaviruses for 4 decades, discusses mode of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during asymptomatic and presymptomatic state, pathophysiology and disease progression, and touches on treatment options and vaccine development. He is interviewed by Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, Director, Point of Care, for Elsevier.
  • Episode 2: COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness features Dr. Daniel Nadworny, DNP, RN, Director of Emergency and Patient Care Services at Beth Israel Deaconess Milton Hospital in Massachusetts. Dr. Nadworny, an expert on emergency crisis preparedness, discusses best practices and standards of care regarding isolations, triage, testing, the changing dynamic of PPE, and supporting patients, families and staff in the current crisis. The host is Dr. Julibeth Lauren, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing and Allied Health Practice and Patient Education at Elsevier.
  • Episode 3: Medical Informatics and COVID-19: Role and Utility of Hospital Digital Resources and Telemedicine in Managing the Pandemic features Dr. Rebecca G. Mishuris, MD, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. In this episode, Dr. Mishuris highlights the current state of EHR use to identify and track patients on the population level, advising and alerting patients, the role of telemedicine, and communication between providers and hospitals. The host is Dr. Sandy Falk, MD, Executive Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Practice Content at Elsevier.