UW Family Medicine's COVID-19 Related Research and Work


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Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) The greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network—SCAN for short—is a collaboration between Public Health — Seattle & King County and leading medical, public health, and research organizations, to understand the spread of COVID-19 in the greater Seattle region.
Six Building Blocks Opioid Care Related Resources during the COVID-19 Outbreak Primary care clinics can continue to care for their patients with chronic pain on long-term opioid therapy while maintaining good public health practices during the COVID-19 outbreak.
UW CHWS – Health Workforce Impact Data and News UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by engaging in discussions with local, state and national policymakers, tracking COVID-19's effect on health workforce staffing and employment, and tracking ways health care workers are being deployed in response to the crisis.
Health Workforce Research Center Directors Identify Strategies to Ensure and Sustain Health Workforce During COVID-19 Pandemic Bianca K. Frogner, PhD, Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the University of Washington (UW) joins six other directors of privately and publicly funded health workforce research centers to highlight state strategies to ensure and sustain the health workforce to meet patient needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meeting the Need For COVID-19 Test Kits: Pivoting From Seattle Flu Study (SFS) & Developing New Rapid Tests Dr. Lutz’s group, in partnership with Dr. Matthew Thompson, UW professor of family medicine and global health, has been working to develop home-based testing for the pandemic response as part of the multi-institution Seattle Flu Study (SFS). When COVID-19 arrived in Seattle, SFS pivoted to become the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) to officially serve [...]
CAN DO IT (COVID-19 in Ambulatory Settings: Using NLP to Drive Outcomes and Improve Treatment) Study outline for use of electronic health record data to help providers improve testing, treatment, and patient outcomes related to COVID-19, as well as management of critical patient care disrupted by the pandemic.