Stephen Parodi, MD, executive vice president of The Permanente Federation and national infectious disease leader at Kaiser Permanente, recently discussed the effects of disparate approaches to COVID-19 interventions across the United States with The Wall Street Journal.
Stephen Parodi, MD, national infectious disease leader for Kaiser Permanente, commented in Fierce Healthcare on Kaiser Permanente’s multipronged COVID-19 suppression strategy, which was outlined in a NEJM Catalyst article earlier this week. That strategy includes 8 key capabilities health systems need to consider as the country reopens.
In an article published this week in NEJM Catalyst, Kaiser Permanente physicians and leaders acknowledge the conundrum of reopening the country for business while preventing successive waves of coronavirus infection, and describe the next strategic phase in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic: disease suppression.
Stephen Parodi, MD, an associate executive director of The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California, told Voice of America that Kaiser Permanente is working with “light speed” to build a new 7,000-square-foot testing lab in Berkeley.
Stephen Parodi, MD, associate executive director of The Permanente Medical Group and national infectious disease leader for Kaiser Permanente, spoke with CBSN recently about why trials with remdesivir and other drugs matter. CBSN is the CBS News 24/7 digital streaming service.
On Thursday, the American Medical Association (AMA) and The Permanente Federation co-hosted a tweet chat, "Clinical Perspectives on Safely Reopening America," which generated an online conversation centered on a path for safely steering Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic and toward a return to normalcy.
Many patients with severe cases of COVID-19 have extremely low levels of oxygen in the blood. That may be one reason why interest in pulse oximeters — medical devices that measure the saturation of oxygen in red blood cells — has increased recently.
A new Kaiser Permanente study of COVID-19 patients published today as a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) provides estimates for the percentage of test-positive patients requiring hospitalization and admission to the ICU.
Evidence is mounting that California may have temporarily relieved pressure on hospitals by issuing the first statewide stay-at-home order in the United States, according to this CBC News report.
Stephen Parodi, MD, discusses how front-line medical workers have leveraged baby monitors to help address some of the day-to-day challenges of treating those with the highly contagious COVID-19.