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Patients With Lupus, Inflammatory Arthritis Have Similar Risk of COVID-19 Hospitalization as General Population

August 28, 2020

Most people with systemic lupus erythematosus and inflammatory arthritis, who use medications that make them immunosuppressed, are not necessarily at greater risk of hospitalization from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to 2 studies.

Telehealth During COVID-19: How Hospitals, Healthcare Providers Are Optimizing Virtual Care

March 14, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, patients, as well as their physicians, have been put at risk while seeking or providing other healthcare. While several barriers to care have inhibited telehealth in the past, recent actions by CMS, HHS, and other governing bodies have sought to expand its availability nationwide. NYU Langone Health's telehealth service Virtual Urgent Care connects members with clinicians via phone or tablet to provide care without potential coronavirus exposure.

NYU Researchers Find Blood Test Can Measure Effectiveness of Melanoma Treatments

May 16, 2019

Researchers from the NYU School of Medicine and Perlmutter Cancer Center have determined that blood tests that track the amount of tumor DNA—after just 1 month of treatment—detect how well treatment is working in patients with skin cancer.