Catalyst Films about Health Experiences: Long COVID in Primary Care

Background The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. continues to grow as additional variants yield new waves of infection. An estimated 1 in 5 people who have had COVID-19 will experience “long COVID” – persistent symptoms of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection lasting beyond three weeks (post-acute) or three months (chronic) after acute infection… Read more »

Health Experiences Catalyst Films: Smoking, Cancer, and Tobacco Cessation

Background Tobacco cessation among people living with cancer is a vexing challenge in cancer care, despite strong evidence that quitting improves survival, treatment response, and quality of life (Toll et al., 2013; Shields et al., 2015; Ditre et al., 2011). Half of patients who smoke continue to do so through cancer treatment, and many who… Read more »

Dashboard for Emergency Medicine Resident Learning Metrics Toolkit

Background The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education mandates that programs provide residents with at least semi-annual evaluations of their progress and performance in residency. To create these assessments, residency programs convene Clinical Competency Committees: a group of dedicated faculty who synthesize resident data to assess individual resident strengths and weaknesses that are discussed in… Read more »

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Staff at UW Health and the University of Wisconsin Health Innovation Program have developed an algorithm that can be used to improve the equity of the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations to healthcare personnel during Phase 1a of the CDC’s vaccine distribution plan, if not enough vaccine is available to immunize an entire group of employees with similar job-related risk exposure. The COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Tool ranks health care personnel with similar job-related risk exposure by risk of mortality to COVID-19 according to SVI and age.

CBS 58 Milwaukee interviewed Dr. Grace Flood about the tool and featured her interview in a recent segment on the channel.

 
 

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