Health Care Repercussions of COVID-19: How Are Non-Coronavirus Medical Issues Being Addressed?
This is the first segment of a special two-hour Maine Calling, airing live from 1-2 pm. For the second segment, click here.
With medical attention focused on the coronavirus, and concerns about spread of the disease curtailing interactions between patients and health care providers, we discuss how non-coronavirus health care is being affected. How are mental health treatment, dental care, and other medical issues being addressed?
Dr. Steve Stout, medical director of ambulatory services, Maine Behavioral HealthCare
Dr. John Alexander, chief medical officer, Central Maine HealthCare
Jenna Mehnert (call-in), executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Dr. Brad Rand (call-in), president, Maine Dental Association
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