AdventHealth physicians, nurses recount challenges of caring for patients in COVID-19 pandemic

AdventHealth physicians, nurses recount challenges  of caring for patients in COVID-19 pandemic

ORLANDO, Fla., April 22, 2020 — Physicians and nurses on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 shared their experiences in a virtual press conference today at AdventHealth Orlando. In addition, Chief Medical Officer Neil Finkler gave an overview of how AdventHealth hospitals across Central Florida have responded in treating COVID patients.

Among the key takeaways:

  • AdventHealth has treated more than 600 COVID patients across Central Florida
  • AdventHealth has rolled out innovative treatments, including repurposed drugs Remdesivir and Sarilumab, for our most critically ill patients
  • We have treated more than 20 patients with convalescent plasma, making AdventHealth one of the top centers in the nation for this treatment

The video is available here: https://vimeo.com/409991649