This article reports the results of focus group and key informant interviews with clinicians regarding changes in their roles, identities, duties, and decision-making autonomy that may result from the need to implement crisis standards of care (CSC) during disaster triage, Read More
Public use of face masks for limiting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic is controversial, though increasingly recommended. The impact of this intervention on morbidity and mortality is not well understood. This study developed a compartmental model for assessing the Read More
This study of COVID-19 positive patients with cancer reports a case fatality rates of 2-3 times the age-specific percentages seen in non-cancer patients with COVID-19. The authors examined 218 COVID-19 positive patients with cancer who were treated at Montefiore Health Read More
This research letter examines population characteristics and hospital bed capacities across the 5 boroughs of New York City (the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island) and evaluates whether differences in the rates of COVID-19 testing, hospitalizations, and deaths have Read More
This study demonstrated the feasibility and impact of the rapidly expanding the use of telemedicine for urgent and non-urgent care visits during the COVID-19 outbreak. With virtual urgent care utilization double that of emergency room visits during the height of Read More
This case series reports the characteristics, clinical presentation, and outcomes of patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the New York City area between March 1, 2020, and April 4, 2020. The authors examined data from 5700 patients with Read More
This large case series provides characteristics and early outcomes of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in the NYC area. Researchers described the clinical characteristics and outcomes of 5700 patients with COVID-19 admitted to 12 hospitals in the NYC area. All were Read More
This essay argues that DNR (do not resuscitate) status should not be considered as a factor in decisions to allocate scarce ventilators during a public health emergency. The authors note that some existing and proposed public health emergency resource allocation Read More
This article reports on a surge in demand and scarcity of supply for dialysis machines in New York hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients.   Most scarce resource allocation concerns regarding COVID-19 to date have focused on ventilators due to the Read More
This study found that during February 26–April 1, 2020, as cumulative cases increased and community mitigation policies were implemented, community mobility declined in four U.S.  in Seattle, San Francisco, New York City, and New Orleans. These temporal trend data provide Read More

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