Identical twin physicians Jesse and Joel Charles say COVID-19 "has revealed a deep unfairness," affecting the disabled, the mentally ill, and communities of color more severely than others.
Morgridge Institute researchers are hoping to better understand what factors influence whether a patient will suffer from complications such as acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Fire engines from local Madison stations circled the VA Hospital, UW Hospital and Clinics and American Family Children's Hospital, flashing their lights and sounding their sirens in appreciation of medical staff for their work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Early modeling results show that the speed of viral transmission has slowed since Wisconsin's first “Safer at Home” executive order, demonstrating that social distancing is necessary to stop the spread of the disease.
The models use a swath of relevant, research-based parameters to predict the number of cases of in the region.
While much of the negative impact on agriculture by COVID-19 is out of farmers' control, there are things they can do now to reduce or prevent the impact of the virus on the health and productivity of their farm.
The degree provides students with the experience and foundation they need to create innovative solutions aimed at improving current health care practices. Upon graduation, they should be prepared to make data-driven decisions in health policy, data security and clinical practice.
The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center continues to care for cancer patients by using telehealth technology, expanding screening, and extending in-home care options to address the unique challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only time will reveal the severity of the impacts on agriculture from the novel coronavirus. Here is what farmers, farming families, ag employers and ag employees need to be aware of and plan for.
UW Health is leveraging telehealth technology in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic while also addressing our community’s more routine medical needs and appointments.
With today’s announcement that we have community spread of the Coronavirus in the Madison area, we want to remind everyone that practicing social distancing is CRITICALLY important.