Danielle Kelvas MD

Danielle Kelvas Md

Dr. Danielle Kelvas, MD earned her allopathic medical degree from Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. She served a term as the National Chair of Global Health for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), regularly speaking to legislators on Capitol Hill (USA) to advocate for healthcare reform in the US, and published a global health program for medical students that is used by New York Medical College and AMSA. She also served as Co-Chair of the Medical Education Committee for an anti-sex trafficking agency, traveling the United States and lecturing medical professionals on how to identify and rescue these victims. She began residency training in Emergency Medicine and later switched to Family Medicine. Dr. Kelvas has traveled, lived, and volunteered medically in over 40 countries, equipping her to collaborate with professionals and companies from all backgrounds. She has 15 years of global collaborative experience, having led multiple medical volunteer trips internationally, working with groups like Health Talents International, Kenya Relief, and Mission Lazarus. Dr. Kelvas is widely published and is currently funded to write a novel on PTSD in healthcare providers.

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Using Antibiotics Wisely to Prevent Infections and Resistance
22 Feb
The increasing threat of antibiotic resistance has created an alarming global health crisis. It is crucial for healthcare professionals and patients to unite in the fight against this growing issue.…
The ABCs of Infection Control
15 Feb
Infection control is an integral part of healthcare, crucial to protecting both the providers and those who receive care. Whether it's the common cold or the novel coronavirus, infections can spread…
Understanding the 5 Main HIPAA Rules
07 Feb
Healthcare organizations that handle protected health information (PHI) are governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA. The law consists of several rules…
A Complete Guide to Bloodborne Pathogens
02 Feb
Do you work in a hospital, clinic, lab, or another setting where you may come in contact with bodily fluids? If so, you’re at risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne pathogens can…
Understanding What is and Is Not PHI
29 Jan
As a healthcare provider, you know how unnerving it can be to see the rising number of data breaches targeting protected health information (PHI). It doesn't matter how big or small your practice is—…
Creating an Emergency Management Plan in Healthcare: Tips & Best Practices
11 Jan
From natural disasters to global pandemics, disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. Being prepared and having a plan in place for these situations can help maintain a calm environment and, most…
How will Healthcare Change
05 Jan
The terrain of healthcare has been continuously evolving, influenced substantially by relentless technological progress and escalating patient demands. But what does the future hold for healthcare…
HIPPA Checklist
15 Dec
When it comes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, healthcare providers and businesses often find the requirements overwhelming, but it certainly doesn’t have…
Whistleblowing in Healthcare: Duty, Safety, and the Hefty Cost of Silence
14 Dec
Have you ever wondered, "Whose responsibility is it to report a privacy violation in healthcare?" or wanted to know about "how to report a HIPAA violation anonymously?" Well, you're at the right…
Keep Personal Health Information (PHI) Safe After Death: A Complete Guide
30 Nov
Have you ever wondered what happens to your sensitive health information after you pass away? Losing a loved one is difficult, and protecting sensitive health information is essential, even after…