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Allocation of health care resources should be made according to a plan, by a triage team, and not left to front-line clinicians.
Those in their grace year will also be afforded an additional grace year in 2021.
It is not unusual for hospitalists to step up during a hospital closure and advocate for their patients on behalf of the community.
“There’s going to be a much wider and diffuse acceptance of telemedicine as we go forward,” said Dr. Jay H. Shore.
“Clinicians need to be aware of these changes so they can ensure they are reaching as many people as possible,” said Dr. John Torous.
Delayed test results also reduced hospitals’ ability to provide care by sidelining clinicians who reported COVID-19 symptoms.