Health Alert Updates: COVID-19
As the global conversation continues to evolve regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Confidio’s Clinical Team is actively monitoring the situation to provide you with important developments.
Download Confidio’s COVID Treatment Trials Report which highlights the current state of drugs and vaccine trials to address the COVID pandemic.
Download the Drug Shortage Report outlining current drug shortages as a result of COVID-19.
Download the Quantity Limits Health Alert with insights into how some PBMs are handling quantity limits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note that given the fluid nature of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Confidio will continue to monitor the situation and work with the PBMs to verify emergency protocols have been enacted as well as alert clients to potential drug shortages.
In our partnership with Domo, a business intelligence and data platform, we are sharing an interactive COVID-19 dashboard that provides updates metrics and the ability to filter data. View the dashboard here.
Confidio’s Clinical Guidance Report explains common COVID-19 symptoms and what you should do if you experience them. Our clinical team also addresses the potential for drug shortages and how some PBMs are proactively mitigating the risks. Read more here.
Understanding Social Distancing
While the concept of Social Distancing is new to many, the concept and its effectiveness in controlling other pandemics is backed by historical data. Learn more about how social distancing made a significant impact in controlling the spread of the Spanish Flu (1918) in St. Louis. Read more here.
Efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 increasingly involve the closings of schools, cancellation of events and work-from-home requirements by employers. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a highly respected virologist noted to Fox News yesterday, “I don’t think you want to have folks shutting down cities like in northern Italy. We are not at that level. That is a hot spot. Social distancing like in Seattle is the way to go. I’m not talking about locking down anything. There’s a big difference between voluntary social distancing and locking anything down.” Read more here.