STAT News: Dr. Nicolas Mouawad: “In my world, time is tissue: Congress must protect patient access to care

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly, profoundly, and likely irreversibly, changed health care delivery in the United States and around the world. Everyday items that a surgeon once took for granted such as masks, gloves and gowns are now coveted assets, carefully set aside in the corner of my office. I try to make do with what I have.