Interviews

Precautions of Progressive Phenotype ILD During COVID-19
July 13, 2020 – 
Concerns and precautions for a patient living with chronic fibrosing ILD with progressive phenotype during the coronavirus pandemic.
How Are Employers Addressing Safety and Well-being Implications in Their Reopening Plans?
July 06, 2020 – 
Based on findings from our COVID-19 Reopening the Workplace Survey, employers are increasing focus on safety, enhancing well-being programs, and providing flexibility to accommodate employees who may be at-risk or may shoulder a greater caregiving responsibility, said Regina Ihrke, senior director and wellbeing leader of Willis Towers Watson in North America.
Progressive Phenotype ILD: Insurance Coverage
July 06, 2020 – 
Insurance coverage concerns and difficulties while seeking care for chronic fibrosing ILD with progressive phenotype.
Dr Fumiko Chino: Medicaid Expansion Increases Cancer Mortality Benefit
July 04, 2020 – 
The Affordable Care Act encourages preventive care, like cancer screenings, by eliminating copays, so that additional years will only see the number of lives saved grow, noted Fumiko Chino, MD, assistant attending radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, in an interview prior to ASCO20 Virtual, this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 
Treatment: Chronic Fibrosing ILD With Progressive Phenotype
July 01, 2020 – 
The management of chronic fibrosing ILD with progressive phenotype through immunosuppressants and oxygen is examined as well as the effect on lifestyle.
Diagnosis: Chronic Fibrosing ILD with Progressive Phenotype
June 26, 2020 – 
A patient perspective of initial diagnosis of chronic fibrosing ILD with progressive phenotype and the subsequent impact on quality of life.
Journey to Diagnosis of Progressive Phenotype ILD
June 24, 2020 – 
Dawn Repola recalls her journey to diagnosis of chronic fibrosing interstitial lung disease with progressive phenotype and relays frustrations along the way.
Fauci: Countless Lives Have Been Saved, but an HIV Vaccine and Cure Remain Elusive
June 21, 2020 – 
To mark the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care®, we spoke with Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Fauci has been at NIAID for 36 years, and he gave a keynote address at the 6th International AIDS Conference in San Francisco in 1990. Here he speaks on progress that has been made in the fight against HIV and AIDS, from AZT to Truvada to undetectable viral loads; why there is no cure just yet; and how the first tumultuous years of the AIDS crisis shaped research for decades to come.
Dr Blythe Adamson: Electronic Health Records Can Serve as an Invaluable Learning Tool
June 20, 2020 – 
Using electronic health records of patients with cancer can provide a better understanding of which interventions and treatments are possible and can give patients the best outcomes, explained Blythe Adamson, PhD, MPH, principal quantitative scientist at Flatiron Health, in an interview for ASCO20 Virtual, this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
 
Dr Marcelina Jasmine Silva: Applying Lessons From COVID-19 to the Opioid Epidemic
June 19, 2020 – 
Even before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the struggle to curb the opioid epidemic in the United States has produced disappointing outcomes. Now that COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing requirements have allowed the opioid epidemic to flourish, authors in the July issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® suggest an alternative approach that emphasizes building resiliency and investing in social support. Marcelina Jasmine Silva, DO, joined us to discuss the current approaches to opioid use and potential lessons to be learned from COVID-19.
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