JointHealth™ express   April 17, 2020

#ArthritisAtHome summary for April 13 to 17, 2020

This week’s #ArthritisAtHome features Drs. Susan Bartlett, Marie Westby, and Jonathan Hausmann

#ArthritisAtHome summary for April 13-17, 2020

ArthritisAtHome Episode 7: Isolation and loneliness in the age of COVID-19 with Dr. Susan Bartlett

#MotivationMonday – Dr. Susan Bartlett is a Professor of Medicine at McGill University and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. In this episode, she shares her insights on isolation and loneliness in the age of COVID-19. She comments on how we can stay connected with and reconnect with loved ones, and take this opportunity to meet new people.

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 8: Physiotherapy support through TeleHealth during COVID-19 with Dr. Marie Westby

#WellnessWednesday – Dr. Marie Westby is a Physical Therapy Teaching Supervisor at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is also a Clinician Scientist at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. In this episode, she shares her insights on getting physiotherapy support through TeleHealth during COVID-19.

#ArthritisAtHome Episode 9: Dr. Jonathan Hausmann on the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance and what they are doing to help patients during COVID-19

#FactsFriday – Dr. Jonathan Hausmann is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a pediatric and adult rheumatologist at the Boston Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In this episode, he explains what the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance (GRA) is and what they are doing to help patients. The GRA’s mission is to create a secure, de-identified, international case reporting registry and curate and disseminate the outputs from that registry. The GRA hopes that the information collected will help guide rheumatology clinicians in assessing and treating patients with rheumatologic diseases and in evaluating the risk of infection in patients on immunosuppression.

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