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Critical care and pulmonary societies encourage flu shots amid COVID spread
October 18, 2021 - With flu season approaching and the infection rates for COVID-19 continuing to spike across the country, CHEST encourages all eligible individuals to get their immunizations for both influenza and COVID-19.
CHEST addresses dissemination of misinformation
October 08, 2021 - In response to the increasing spread of misinformation surrounding COVID-19, CHEST issued a statement encouraging members to take advantage of CHEST resources and to reflect accurate, scientifically proven information.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, October 2021
October 07, 2021 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Immunocompromised More Likely to Have Breakthrough Cases
September 21, 2021
CHEST and ATS advocate for Medicare physician fees to improve access to care
September 20, 2021 - In response to the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Clinical Practice Committee, comprised of leaders from the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society, formally submitted comments and suggested edits to the proposal.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, September 2021
September 10, 2021 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
New suggestions released for mass critical care utilizing COVID-19 research
September 07, 2021 - The journal CHEST® recently published an important update to the 2014 consensus statement by the Task Force for Mass Critical Care (TFMCC) on providing mass critical care utilizing research gained through experiencing the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
What You Need to Know About the Philips PAP Device Recall
September 02, 2021 - CHEST is sharing news and resources relating to the voluntary recall affecting certain Philips CPAP devices, BiPAP devices, and mechanical ventilators.
CHEST advocates for broader coverage of supplemental oxygen use
August 17, 2021 - The CHEST Health Policy and Advocacy team submitted rationale for home use of oxygen coverage beyond cluster headaches to CMS.
CHEST issues response to the Philip Morris acquisition of Vectura
August 17, 2021 - CHEST issues a statement in response to PMI's intent to purchase Vectura.
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