Updated COVID-19 Recommendations for Patients with Psoriatic Disease

With the novel coronavirus outbreak continuing to evolve as a public health concern, the need for tailored medical guidance and updated clinical recommendations is emerging across specialties. General guidelines issued by the CDC and WHO, such as social distancing and self-isolation when possible, apply to all individuals. However, the coronavirus may have challenging implications on the …

New Telemedicine Prescription Program for Dermatology Patients

In a time of necessary social distancing among the global population, the growing practice of telemedicine has become a valuable solution to providing virtual care, increasing accessibility, and vastly improving the patient-provider experience. By reducing the amount of in-person office visits and increasing provider reach, telemedicine has allowed for the streamlining of patient care at a …

Disaster Preparedness for Dermatologists

Although emergency medicine is rarely considered a part of the dermatologist’s scope, both natural and man-made disasters can cause a range of skin conditions including secondary infections from flooding, irritation from blistering agents in chemical warfare, and the effects of cutaneous radiation syndrome. As natural disasters continue to increase in intensity and frequency,  the call …

Aesthetic Telemedicine for Clinical Efficiency and Patient Satisfaction

The emergence of a digitized dermatological practice within the last decade has been both a solution to issues with the accessibility of care and an improvement of the patient-provider experience. The practice of telemedicine can range from online consultations with patients to AI-assisted skin cancer detection algorithms; its primary focus is on delivering medical information and …