Health Care

Doctor on a computer screen providing telehealth, telemedicine services.

Quality Institute creates patient guide to telehealth coverage, benefits

Federal and state regulators moved aside bureaucratic barriers to telehealth so more patients can consult with their health care providers without ever leaving their homes and potentially spreading or contracting COVID-19. The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute on March 31 released a guide created to help residents understand the specific benefits offered by private insurers, ...

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3-D-printed face and eye shields from Dr. Joseph Hanna. -RUTGERS RWJMS

Rutgers acute care surgeon turns to hobby for PPE solutions

"[I]f we can mobilize the 3-D printing community to use the tested patterns that are out there, it would be a great way to help meet what’s needed," said the assistant professor and medical director of emergency general surgery. "If even 1,000 of the hobbyists in New Jersey and the surrounding area could print 10 face shields, that’s an additional 10,000 shields we’d have for the health care providers who need them.”

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