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Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine

Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine

Dr. Pate’s blog Commonly Asked Questions about the New (Pfizer) COVID Vaccine Posted by  ceopate     December 12, 2020               Should I get the vaccine? For most people, the answer is yes. For this first vaccine, you will have to be at least 16 years of age. Those who have had severe allergic reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any components of this vaccine in the past will not be eligible to receive the vaccine. We…

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The Impact of the Election on Healthcare

The Impact of the Election on Healthcare

For our Annual Winter Conference this year, we will have as our keynote speaker, Scott Becker, Founder & Publisher of Becker’s Healthcare. The date of our virtual meeting is next Thursday, Dec. 10th at 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Scott will be sharing with us the impact of election results and insurance coverage statistics as well as projections on: COVID 19 in 2021 including vaccines Supreme Court ACA Medicare for all and Biden’s recommendation to reduce Medicare age Drug price negotiations…

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Interactive Conversation Sept. 10th with Dr. Stacey Rizza, Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Specialist

Interactive Conversation Sept. 10th with Dr. Stacey Rizza, Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Specialist

Greetings, This is a “can’t miss”  opportunity this Thursday to hear Dr. Stacey Rizza, the Executive Medical Director for International Academic Affairs at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. speak to our DMSG Community. In addition to her role as Executive Medical Director for International Affairs, Dr. Rizza is the Associate Dean of the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, the Associate Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center and President of the Mayo Clinic Staff. She has also served…

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Lessons from covid19 – part 4: The role of health status

Lessons from covid19 – part 4: The role of health status

  The Bridge Across the healthcare delivery chasm, from where we are, to where we want About: Denis A. Cortese, MD, joined Arizona State University (ASU) in 2010 as Foundation Professor, Director of ASU’s Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, and President of the non-profit Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, AZ. He is an Emeritus President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, and former head of the Mayo Health Policy Center. Robert K. Smoldt, MBA is Chief Administrative Officer Emeritus…

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SEPT. 10TH MEETING UPDATE NEWS FOR DMSG COMMUNITY

SEPT. 10TH MEETING UPDATE NEWS FOR DMSG COMMUNITY

Greetings, On Sept. 10th at 12:30 p.m. MDT, the DMSG will have Stacey Rizza, MD, Executive Medical Director for International Academic Affairs and Infectious Disease Physician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as our guest speaker. She has served on committees and held roles within the Infectious Disease Society of America, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). In late April, Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Rizza, consulted with Hilton properties as it collaborated with Reckitt Benckiser…

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Three Things to Know about Herd Immunity by Dr. David Pate

Three Things to Know about Herd Immunity by Dr. David Pate

Dr. Pate’s blog Herd Immunity for SARS-CoV-2 Posted byceopateAugust 2, 2020 I frequently get asked about herd immunity, what is it; how long will it take us to get to it for this new SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID; and why don’t we just throw caution to the wind, lock up granny and throw COVID parties until we have enough people infected (no one has actually phrased it this way, but you know you were thinking it!) that we now have…

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COVID-19: Are We Kidding Ourselves When We choose to wear or not wear Face Masks???

COVID-19: Are We Kidding Ourselves When We choose to wear or not wear Face Masks???

COVID-19: Are We Kidding Ourselves When We choose to wear or not wear Face Masks??? Greetings, There continues to be more things to talk about in healthcare now, primarily because the covid pandemic has magnified all the negative issues in healthcare but also some of the positive issues. One of the potential positive issues relates to something that we all have an opinion about—face masks!! Some say it’s political and others say “no, it’s all healthcare related”. Some won’t wear…

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“How, Not When” by Denis Cortese, MD and Bob Smoldt, MBA

“How, Not When” by Denis Cortese, MD and Bob Smoldt, MBA

The Bridge Across the healthcare delivery chasm, from where we are, to where we want About: Denis A. Cortese, MD, joined Arizona State University (ASU) in 2010 as Foundation Professor, Director of ASU’s Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, and President of the non-profit Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, AZ. He is an Emeritus President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, and former head of the Mayo Health Policy Center. Robert K. Smoldt, MBA is Chief Administrative Officer Emeritus of…

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Lessons from Covid19 – Part 3: Where are we now? What’s next?

Lessons from Covid19 – Part 3: Where are we now? What’s next?

The Bridge Across the healthcare delivery chasm, from where we are, to where we want to be. Getting US healthcare to higher value Join us in finding solutions for a better healthcare system in the US. by Denis Cortese, MD, Director, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, ASU; CEO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic and Robert Smoldt, MBA, Associate Director, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, ASU; COO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic Lessons from covid19 – Part 3: Where are we now? What’s next? May 26, 2020 hcblog  …

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Lessons from the Covid19 Pandemic – part 2

Lessons from the Covid19 Pandemic – part 2

The Bridge Across the healthcare delivery chasm, from where we are, to where we want to be. Getting US healthcare to higher value Join us in finding solutions for a better healthcare system in the US. by Denis Cortese, MD, Director, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, ASU; CEO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic and Robert Smoldt, MBA, Associate Director, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, ASU; COO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic  Lessons from the covid19 pandemic – part 2 May 5, 2020 hcblog   Now that we have…

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