Our COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 continues to be an ongoing issue in our communities. VitalSkin Dermatology takes the COVID-19 situation very seriously and in our practices, we’re taking every precaution possible to help keep doctors, team members and patients safe, including social distancing, facemask guidelines and proper office sanitizing. All team members practice social distancing of at least six…

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CMS and Executive Order Propose to Expand Medicare Telehealth Permanently

We previously discussed how Medicare telehealth benefits for the patient health emergency (PME) had been extended for 90 days, but it was still unclear if/when Medicare telehealth benefits would return to normal (link to that previous blog) or if certain aspect would stick around even after the PME ended. Well, we recently got a little…

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Don’t Let Burnout Get the Best of You

As we’re still living in a COVID-19 climate, you may be feeling overwhelmed with keeping your patients and staff safe while still practicing successfully. And although there are many advantages with using the increasingly-popular telehealth, it does have its disadvantages when it comes to effectively diagnosing. It’s understandable if these challenges and stress are starting…

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Practicing in a COVID-19 World: An Ideal Telehealth Visit

We’ve discussed telehealth visits a few times now because they’ve become increasingly popular and practically essential right now in the midst of COVID-19 and social distancing. This time though, let’s dive a little deeper into actually holding a telehealth visit. Having the right space, equipment and overall approach are important in creating an ideal experience for…

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Re-Opening Your Practice in a COVID-19 World

Last time, we talked about incorporating the right social distancing methods into your practice as we continue to live with COVID-19. But there are also other important steps to take when re-opening to ensure the safety of your patients coming for in-office visits. Here are some COVID-19 protocols to follow when re-opening, according to the…

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