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Medicare Expands Coverage for Telehealth Visits

Telehealth visits are becoming increasingly popular in the midst of COVID-19. The safety and convenience of speaking with a medical provider from the comfort of your own living room has many patients signing up...

Medicare Insurance Helpline: Your Connection to All Emory Healthcare Medicare Resources

Every year during Medicare open enrollment, Emory Healthcare has resources to assist our patients, families, and caregivers in understanding the basics of Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Open enrollment is an annual period when...

How to Handle the Holidays During COVID-19

Many of us consider the holiday season our favorite time of year. At the first sign of crisp, cool days and changing colors, our anticipation begins to build. We can’t wait to take part...

What You Should Know About Norovirus

What people sometimes call the “stomach flu” isn’t really influenza – it’s usually a syndrome called viral gastroenteritis caused by other viruses. The most common of these viruses in adults is called norovirus, and...

When to Get a Flu Shot

It may be your best chance at preventing the flu—but do you know the best time to get your flu shot? If you get it too soon, you might not be as well protected. But...

Women’s Well Exam is Care from “Head to Toe”

When you start talking about “women’s health,” many people – including women – only associate it with exams like an annual Pap smear or pelvic exam. While those two exams are important components of...

Convalescent Plasma Treatment Explained

As clinical researchers continue to identify a vaccine for COVID-19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized several treatments, such as remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine (which was later revoked by the FDA). Another treatment...

Telehealth Keeps Patients and Providers Connected during Pandemic

A Surge in Telehealth Visits Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Emory Healthcare has experienced a surge in telehealth visits, with more than 215,000 visits conducted between patients and their health care providers from mid-March through...

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