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COVID-19 Resources for Georgians

6/04/2020, Georgia CORE

COVID-19 Resources

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For Healthcare Providers

CMS Announces Temporary, Broad Expansion of Reimbursement for Telehealth
In March, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a temporary but sweeping change around the approval of and reimbursement for telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries.

How to Manage Cancer Care during COVID-19 Pandemic (JNCCN)
Experts from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)—a Member Institution of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)—are sharing insights and advice on how to continue providing optimal cancer care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. SCCA includes the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, which are located in the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. 

COVID-19 Navigation Toolkit (AONN)

Nelson: How Hopkins is managing COVID-19 pandemic (The Cancer Letter)

COVID-19 Clinical Oncology Frequently Asked Questions (ASCO)

Psychosocial Support for Patients With Cancer During COVID-19 (ONS Voice)  
The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges that nurses may not feel prepared or equipped to help their patients navigate. During tenuous and uncertain times, nurses must consider their patients’ psychosocial and mental health and get back to what makes us so trusted among patients and caregivers: therapeutic communication and comprehensive psychosocial considerations.

COVID-19 resource for non-English speaking patients
Here's a resource about COVID-19 translated into about 13 different languages. This is useful for those of us treating patients whose first language is not English.

Media, News & Events

New ASCO COVID-19 Registry Aims to Understand Impact on Patients During Pandemic, Inform Future Care

Last week, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) launched the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry.

 Research 4/20/2020

Beating Cancer Beautifully

Applications are due by October 5th.

All BCB Beauties (applicants) will be notified October 12th.

 Media & Events 9/30/2020

Coping with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

  • Updates on the Treatment of Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer, in the Context of COVID-19
  • Novel Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Offers More Treatment Options
  • Diagnostic Testing and Technologies: Why They Are So Important
  • The Role of Precision Medicine in Improving Treatment Decisions
  • Tips to Cope with & Control Symptoms, Side Effects & Pain
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/

Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.

Comparing Community Practice Data in Georgia with the South and U.S.

Georgia CORE's Dr. Hamrick breaks down national data on how COVID-19 has been impacting cancer care in Georgia.

 Media & Events 6/25/2020

How the Georgia Sewers came to the rescue

Nearly 400 volunteers in 58 counties have been cutting out fabric and elastic, handling administrative duties and of course, sewing.

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