CHEST Clinicians on the Front Lines

April 21, 2020 by Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP

CHEST clinicians are literally leading the fight against COVID-19. You probably knew this if you have been following our COVID-19 resources page (which I highly recommend). But the efforts of our CHEST members go beyond education and guidelines. CHEST clinicians are also treating patients with COVID-19, and while [Read more...]

Category: COVID-19

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How CHEST Analytics Is Helping in the Fight Against COVID-19

April 6, 2020 by Chad Jackson, MS, RRT, FCCP

We are in the midst of a trying time period, especially for residents in and around New York City. CHEST and the CHEST Analytics data team have jumped in to assist the clinicians, health-care workers, and patients affected by the COVID-19 community spread there. CHEST Analytics created interactive [Read more...]

Category: COVID-19

Related Topics: Analytics, Critical Care Medicine

CDC Coronavirus Update: “Prepare for Community Spread”

March 3, 2020 by CHEST Market Growth Team

With clusters of coronavirus (COVID-19) popping up outside of China’s borders, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned about a possible “severe disruption” to the daily lives of Americans. Nancy Messonnier, MD, the Director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, urged business [Read more...]

Category: COVID-19

Related Topics: Coronavirus, SARS, vaccines

Flu Season Update

February 12, 2020 by CHEST Market Growth Team

While the novel coronavirus dominates the headlines, many health-care officials say that the flu remains by far a more serious threat to the American public. This influenza season has been mild compared to others. In the peak year of the flu since 2010, the Centers for Disease Control [Read more...]

Category: Influenza

Related Topics: Coronavirus, Flu, Flu Season, Flu Vaccine

Claims Data Study Shows a Rise in NTM Lung Disease

January 30, 2020 by CHEST Market Growth Team

A recently released study shows an increase in the diagnosis and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease across the United States, but the researchers said that the rise may have some positive aspects. San Francisco-based pulmonologist and CHEST Physician Editorial Board member Sachin Gupta, MD, FCCP, said [Read more...]

Category: Lung Disease

Related Topics: Analytics, Data, NTM Lung Disease

CHEST Escape Room 2019: Interview With Faculty “Starship Technical Consultant” Viren Kaul, MD

December 18, 2019 by CHEST Market Growth Team

A dire threat to the existence of humanity. A spaceship that’s become a dangerous trap. And sticky, slimy alien blood. New Orleans had not seen an adventure quite like this since…well, maybe in the future. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance, and teams have only 20 [Read more...]

Category: CHEST 2019

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