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AbbVie RADIUS-P Trial for Progressive MS

Girl with PPMS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease that can disrupt communication between the brain and the body, hindering people’s ability to do many things they were once able to. That’s why we’re studying an investigational drug called elezanumab – to understand if it could be safe and potentially effective in impacting physical function in people […]

Novartis EXCHANGE clinical trial for Relapsing MS

test tubes

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by inflammation, demyelination and axonal/neuronal destruction, ultimately leading to severe disability. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate overall safety and tolerability of converting to siponimod from oral or injectable relapsing MS treatments in patients with advancing disease. We […]

AbbVie Radius-P Trial for Relapsing MS

Infusion treatment

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease that can disrupt communication between the brain and the body, hindering people’s ability to do many things they were once able to. That’s why we’re studying an investigational drug called elezanumab – to understand if it could be safe and potentially effective in impacting physical function in people […]

Telehealth Services: Virtual Visits at KCA

Virtual Visit

Telehealth communications have exploded in the wake of COVID-19, and for good reason. We all want to do as much as we can to “flatten the curve” so we can get back to life as we previously knew it. I think we all had a feeling that telehealth would be the future of medicine (or […]

Virtual Check-ins

Senior on smart phone

Virtual Check-ins are for¬†brief¬†communication with doctors or practitioners between visits. This is a benefit created and offered by medicare. Virtual Check-ins are not the same as Medicare telehealth visits. In all areas (not just rural), established Medicare patients in their home may have a brief communication service with practitioners via a number of communication technology modalities including […]

Are KCA offices taking any safety measures/precautions to accommodate our elderly patients/patients with compromised immune systems?

Green cleaning cloth sprayer sponge on white background

KCA Neurology has implemented practices recommended by the CDC and other public health agencies to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and reduce exposure. All employees are required to remain home if experiencing acute respiratory symptoms and/or fever until they are free of a fever for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing […]