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ChenMed’s Approach to COVID-19

4/15 – Coronavirus Update | Dr. Gordon Chen: “What You Should Do Before Heading to the Hospital”

4/15 – Primary Care Cures | Episode #64:Wait! Chen Medical Panel Size is 400-500 and in Soon is in 10 States with Over 70 Providers Serving Mostly Medicare.

4/19 – Coronavirus Conversations:How COVID-19 is Reframing Healthcare in America’ with Dr. Chris Chen, CEO of ChenMed

A Dose of Perspective: News You Can Trust on Coronavirus

The news about coronavirus can be overwhelming. We are sharing just a few important, trustworthy things to keep you informed.

CDC updates, expands list of people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness

Based on a detailed review of available evidence to date, CDC has updated and expanded the list of who is at increased risk for getting severely ill from COVID-19.

A Dire Warning From COVID-19 Test Providers

U.S. coronavirus testing could fail again, as surging demand creates new backlogs and delays. The United States is once again at risk of outstripping its COVID-19 testing capacity…

The Global Death Toll Now Tops 500,000

Vice President Mike Pence asserts that increased testing explains a surge in cases, but experts and evidence say otherwise. Houston’s top official has self-quarantined.

Fauci: Coronavirus vaccine may not be enough to achieve herd immunity in U.S.

NIAID director Anthony Fauci said during an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival broadcast Sunday night he’d settle for a “70, 75% effective vaccine” against the novel coronavirus.

States Are Reopening: See How Coronavirus Cases Rise or Fall

States may be inflating test numbers, we changed this map to display positive…

The Coronavirus is slowing health care spending

The coronavirus pandemic will likely reduce total U.S. health care spending — at least for a while. The big picture: The pandemic is a health care crisis, but it’s costing less than the other, routine care that’s been postponed because of it.

CHENMED IN THE SPOTLIGHT

We are the leaders in senior care and our voice is being heard. We want you to know who is doing amazing things and what we are saying.

EVERYDAY HEROES: LOVE ABOVE ALL ELSE

In a recent video, Dr. Chris Chen asked, “If you are working from home, how’s it going?” A number of our Everyday Heroes responded. Here is one of them.

Nation’s leading senior-focused primary care practice to open 15 new centers in 20 weeks

ChenMed enhances social justice for underserved communities

COVID-19 has tested us like we haven't been tested in generations

COVID-19 has tested us like we haven’t been tested in generations. Its final test will determine if we are capable of providing our patients with exceptional care from peak to vaccine and beyond.

What the Adoption of Telemedicine Means for Healthcare in the Future

In the years to come, we may look back on the COVID-19 pandemic as the tipping point in the global adoption of telemedicine.

Is antibody testing really the Panecea for getting back to work?

A single isolated antibody test is not currently that useful for individuals or small groups, but that does not render this test useless as part of a larger population or serial testing strategy.

How Value-Based Care Affects Providers

As a primary care physician, I’ve seen my fair share of patients who, after switching from a fee-for-service model to our value-based care model, see remarkable long-term improvements in their health…

Education & support for patients

STAYING WELL

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Taking steps to stay well can help you and your loved ones avoid getting sick.

TREATMENT

Get important guidance on self-care at home, and when to get help. Applies to patients, staff, and family.

WHERE TO GET TESTED

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Find a local testing center by visiting the CDC website here.

CDC RESOURCES

For consistently up to date official information regarding the coronavirus and other details, visit the CDC.

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WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS?

Coronavirus is a class of viruses that are often associated with the common cold.  This past winter there was a newly identified coronavirus that has not been in human populations previously. Currently there are no immunizations or specific treatments. 

What symptoms should we be looking for?

Symptoms include – Fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you feel like you are developing symptoms, call your doctor.

What should I do if I am at risk?

If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take actions to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease. Steps that you can take is to self-isolate or work remotely

Still have questions?

Contact the Coronavirus Task Force by clicking below.