By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – For doctors, nurses, and other frontline care providers, treating patients with COVID-19 presents extreme challenges. Clinicians are working extra shifts under high-risk conditions. Suddenly, dedicated teams on “the front lines of care” face even more difficulties as they strive to protect their patients from safety threats.Read More
If it is highly contagious and you don’t know who has it, and you don’t know if you have it, how do you control it? Traditional infection-control and public health strategies rely heavily on early detection of disease to contain spread.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
Dr. Tashfeen Ekram – If there was any doubt before the coronavirus pandemic, it’s now crystal clear: Tech will be at the center of patient care moving forward. From the way we communicate to patients about their appointments and care to delivering that care, the role technology plays has dramatically shifted since the early days of 2020.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – In just a few months’ time, COVID-19 has turned our world upside down, presenting the Nation with a challenge not faced in generations. The pandemic has separated friends and family, led to job losses for tens of millions of Americans, and claimed the lives of tens of thousands.
This week my rabbit hole took me on a quest to the vaccine. Who, when, and how are the questions when it comes to the vaccine for COVID-19. Is the vaccine the only answer to really fully open the economy?
By Joel Barthelemy – While many of us are sheltering in place to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive mental health pandemic is also brewing. Fears about COVID-19, the economic meltdown, and prolonged social-isolation are all taking a toll on mental health.
By Denise Basow MD – Healthcare providers who are battling the coronavirus at the frontlines are much like the firefighting heroes who were dwarfed yet undaunted by sprawling California wildfires.
By Andy Aroditis – The COVID-19 crisis has exposed a painful number of deficiencies in our nation’s healthcare system, from shortages of protective personal equipment to insufficient emergency and intensive care capacity.