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  • Healio Rheumatology: Interstitial Lung Disease Exacerbates Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity, Related Conditions

    “Patients with interstitial lung disease demonstrated a higher proportion of comorbidities and rheumatoid arthritis activity, as well as rheumatoid arthritis-related conditions, according to a presenter at the EULAR 2020 Virtual Congress. “‘Interstitial lung disease is a common extra-articular manifestation of RA, and is known to be associated with increased morbidity and mortality,” Gary Craig, MD, of Discus […]

  • For Patients: Making Telehealth Easy

    Arthritis Northwest is deeply concerned about the health and well-being of our patients, staff and community. To minimize the risk to our patients and staff, we encourage you to connect with your provider via Telehealth. Telehealth visits can be simple using these three steps: Click here for pdf version.  

  • COVID-19 Response

    Arthritis Northwest is deeply concerned about the health and well-being of our patients, staff and community. View our full COVID-19 response flier here. To protect our patients and staff, we are currently: Working to minimize risk of exposure; Taking the temperature of patients who visit us; Focusing on sanitizing the office; Utilizing Telehealth alternatives to […]

  • Physician Payment Reform and Outcome- Based Performance

    “Our nation cannot control runaway medical spending without fundamentally changing how physicians are paid.” This is the backbone of a report published by the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform in March. The 14-member commission was comprised of physicians from a variety of specialties, as well as others who are experts in health care policy, […]