Clinical policies & procedures

Please visit the FPP website for comprehensive guidance on all aspects of patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinical operations announcements

Dr. Anthony Fauci to speak at virtual Grand Rounds Jan. 7

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will speak at the Department of Medicine’s virtual Grand Rounds on Jan. 7. The event, available live on YouTube, is open to all.

COVID-19 in-home monitoring program launched

People with COVID-19 who are seen by Washington University physicians or BJC Medical Group providers, but not sick enough to be hospitalized, can be enrolled in an in-home health monitoring program.

Departments prepare to schedule more patient visits

Safety for our patients and staff is the No. 1 priority as our clinical operations increase in-office appointments. As departments prepare to schedule more patient appointments, special considerations will be taken.

Five questions about PPE

Hilary Babcock, infectious disease physician at Washington University and Barnes- Jewish Hospital, and Rachael Snyders, BJC Center for Clinical Excellence infection prevention manager, answer questions about PPE.

End-of-life visitation guidelines

COVID-19-related visitor restrictions are in effect in all BJC facilities, but the policy for end-of-life visitation for COVID-19-positive patients has been updated.