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The great pandemic of 2020: A defining moment for Heart Rhythm Societies and their members
  • Robert Lemery
Robert Lemery
Ottawa Heart institute

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The pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has affected communities throughout the world. The global nature of health care disparities is exacerbated by COVID-19. Patients in Low-and Middle-Income Countries have limited health care resources and marginal support for the evaluation and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Heart Rhythm Societies and their members need to advocate for increased subsidies and assistance for these patients.
18 Apr 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
20 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
20 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
20 Apr 2020Editorial Decision: Accept