This summer, Pulmonologists & Sleep Physicians converged via a virtual round table to share Go Forward plans for the current COVID-19 climate. Panelists hosted and dissected key issues being asked by Pulmonologists & Sleep Physicians from around the country, including strategies to respond to a precipitous drop in business, aspects of COVID-19 care that would likely become permanent, strategies for re-opening in stages, and more. See below for a webinar recap or watch the recording here.

TOPICS COVERED

Telemedicine Response:

 Short Term Changes for Foreseeable Future:

 Permanent Changes & Future Thoughts:

Practice Changes:

 Internal Office & Business Process Changes:

 Q&A SESSION

What are you doing for COVID-19 testing?

What are your plans to prepare for a potential surge in your community?

Are any groups doing titrations and if so, how are you doing them safely?

What advice would you give regarding COVID-19 testing in healthy patients?

How are you securing PPE for your practice?

How did you implement informed consent for COVID-19 risks and what did it entail (what kind of visits did you use it for)?

What are your plans for a potential surge in your community?

 Are any labs doing titrations, and what changes are you implementing to do so?

 Any thoughts on what to do for HEPA filters and methacholine challenges?

How do you get the WatchPAT™ ONE and what are your thoughts on how it pays back?

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM MODERATOR, DR. MITCHELL KAYE:

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Panelists:

Dr Gorman
Stephen R. Gorman, DO, MBA

President/CEO, Chest Medicine Associates

Dr. Bamrah
Manjit Bhamrah, MD

Arizona Premier Pulmonary & Sleep Specialists

Dr. Subramaniam
Vijay Subramaniam, MD

Tidewater Physicians
Multispecialty Group

Moderator:

Dr Kaye
Mitchell G. Kaye, MD

President, Minnesota Lung Center / Minnesota Sleep Institute

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