The Dermatological Symptoms of COVID-19

As more clinical and anecdotal evidence comes to light, the list of potential COVID-19 symptoms continues to grow. Previously associated with fever, a persistent dry cough, and acute respiratory distress, the virus has now been linked to a host of other symptoms including dermatologic ones. While viruses are often associated with rashes and other cutaneous …

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Dermatologic Healthcare Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven widespread, global effects which span further than just the immense death rates from country to country. As the infection and mortality numbers continue to increase, clinicians worldwide must still evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients for all medical issues whether those issues are related to COVID-19 or not. Along with its …

Implementing Teledermatology Into Your Clinical Practice

In recent weeks many medical practices have been forced to leverage new or existing telehealth programs, opting for digital rather than in-person care to adhere to social distancing guidelines. As a result, telemedicine is set to replace the majority of outpatient and routine medical visits for the foreseeable future across specialties, including dermatology. According to …

Regulatory Telemedicine Updates 2020: COVID-19

To minimize virus exposure risk and protect patient safety, providers are urged to conduct visits via telemedicine programs whenever possible throughout the duration of the COVID-19 health crisis. Several regulatory changes introduced in recent weeks aim to ease the process of implementing and utilizing telehealth services, lessening restrictions to allow physicians to continue providing much-needed …