Raj Mehta, MD (@raj_mehta )

Raj Mehta, MD

Bio Family Doc, Clinical Informaticist, EBM & Bioethics enthusiast | Faculty @AdventHealth Family Medicine Residency | @UFMEDICINE alum
Location Orlando, FL
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Android : (1/3) These are difficult to read. I agree with much of this, but as part of the adaptive design community I haven't seen any meat on the interim analyses argument. You may as well argue someone left-handed was part of the design team. As a left handed person.... twitter.com/EricTopol/stat…

Android : Bravo! This is an excellent thread about an RCT for subsidized housing for an extraordinarily high risk group. twitter.com/MKushel/status…

Android : I'm outraged. My doctor friend was sent into a poorly-ventilated patient room where an unmasked man screamed at her. She was advised not to wear her N95, and wore a surgical mask. He has tested positive. She's waiting for her result, but has sore throat and loss of taste. 1/2

Android : ''EBM guidelines should look like half-drawn maps, indicating the good roads but, equally importantly, showing where there are no good roads.''
Raj Mehta, MD & me in recent jamanetwork.com/journals/jamai… twitter.com/drjohnm/status…

Android : Todd Lee David Fisman We also have to consider hospital ventilation is very different then most home environments, and risk of aerosol spread (or super spread events) is somewhat conditional on indoor ventilation. So Hospital findings may not generalize to other indoor environments.

Android : JAHA f/u to the racist article published. JAHA EIC taking responsibility w/ plans for better future. Everyone deserves a chance to improve after a mistake-even when caused by implicit or explicit bias. I look forward to renewed support of the journal. ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.116…

Android : (1/n) The Pfizer vaccine trial has an interim analysis at 32 events (needing a 6-26 split between the vaccine and control arms to declare efficacy). Some thoughts of what we should and should not worry about, and how to mitigate concerns.

Android : ICER issues Final Report and Policy Recommendations regarding treatments for #cysticfibrosis:

icer-review.org/announcements/…

Open letter to the #CF community:

icer-review.org/blog/an-open-l…

Android : 🚨I wrote about what COVID-19 does to the heart, the controversy around the emerging science, and how it ties into this key lesson that I've talked about before: "As pandemics get wider, they feel weirder."

theatlantic.com/health/archive…