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SLU Health Resource Center Seeks Physician Volunteers

Saint Louis University Health Resource Center Physician Volunteers Needed! The Health Resource Center (HRC) at Saint Louis University School of Medicine is looking for physician volunteers for the student-run Adult Clinic that runs on Saturday mornings.  As a physician volunteer, you would be working with first through fourth year medical students to see and follow […]

No Surprises Act Information & Resources

The 2020 federal No Surprises Act intended to end the practice of surprise billing went into effect January 1, 2022. Here are resources to assist physicians in implementing the law in their practices. AMA Toolkit Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Resource Page CMS Provider Resources   Opposition to Regulations The AMA and other medical organizations […]

The shadow pandemic: our nation’s pediatric behavioral health crisis

(Following is a letter from the heads of the four major children’s hospitals in Missouri about the mental health crisis facing our children and youth as a result of COVID-19.) Read the full letter on ssmhealth.com As we near two years of being locked inside a worldwide pandemic, we approach the first anniversary of pretending […]

Vaccine Myths vs Facts – Updated

Debunking common falsehoods. With a host of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines circulating, here are possible responses to popular myths you might hear from your patients, friends or family. Get the facts and be safe. UPDATED July 2021 Myth: The COVID-19 vaccine is not safe because it was rapidly developed and tested. Fact: The COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Below are information links on the COVID-19 vaccine. Additional links will be added as they become available: NEW – Vaccine Q&A for Clinicians from the New England Journal of Medicine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The types of COVID vaccines CDC V-safe app for patient tracking CDC Vaccine Safety Webinar Dec. 14 – recording […]

14-Day Quarantine Remains for COVID-19 Contacts in St. Louis County

The 14-day quarantine for persons potentially exposed to COVID-19 remains in effect in St. Louis County, according to an announcement December 7 by the St. Louis County Department of Public Health (DPH). The 7-day and 10-day quarantines announced December 2 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are optional for communities and do not […]

Alliance Brings Gift Bags to Frontline Workers

Members of the SLMMS Alliance on Nov. 25 delivered over 200 gift bags to staff in the ICU, emergency department and fire/paramedics/security at St. Luke’s Hospital. The goal of the project, called Hungry Heroes, is to lift the spirits of hospital personnel on the front lines of treating COVID-19 patients. They hope to complete additional […]

Updated St. Louis County COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines

Physicians can release St. Louis County COVID-19 patients from isolation following CDC guidelines, according to a statement issued November 13 by the St. Louis County Department of Public Health. This emergency provision has been implemented due to limited capacity of Public Health staff to continue handling releases. The department also asks physicians to provide clinical […]

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