covid19

What do patients think of virtual care? Interview with Kyruus’s Dr. Erin Jospe – Health Business Group – Health Article

https://healthbusinessgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Erin-Jospe-Kyruus-podcast.mp3 Dr. Erin Jospe, Kyruus CMO Patients have been receiving a megadose of virtual care since March. How’s it going and what will it mean long-term? Provider search and scheduling company, Kyruus asked 1000 patients for their opinions and published the findings. How Patients Learned About Virtual Care Options Kyruus Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Erin Jospe and I had a chance to catch up on the report and speculate about its implications in this podcast. Here’s what we discussed: (0:15)…

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Are we there yet? COVID-19 test and trace in MA still lags – Read more @ Health Business Blog – Health Article

Can someone explain this to me? What on earth does that slide mean? You know, the Massachusetts Testing & Tracing Strategy page from the highly anticipated Reopening Massachusetts plan. We were hoping it would provide some clarity and confidence, especially since testing and tracing are the only green lights on the reopening dashboard. Unfortunately, the graphic raises more questions than it answers. Here are a few that come to mind. Why are we only using 1/3 of our available testing…

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Grief and COVID-19 – counsellor shares how to thrive in the face of loss – Health Article

I invited counsellor and psychotherapist Mandy Scotney, to share her insights with us on navigating grief and loss due to COVID-19. Most of us have experienced either the loss of jobs, income, family members due to illness or borders closing, freedoms to travel, freedoms to have family celebrations and more. The loss of control over our lives, freedoms and perhaps sense of identity has left many of us experiencing the grieving process. I knew Mandy would offer us a valuable professional…

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Elective procedures and the second wave of COVID-19 – Health Business Group – Health Article

Jeff Fallon, eVideon CEO Hospitals need to perform elective procedures to make money, but with the first wave of the pandemic still in process and a second wave possibly on its way, patients are in no rush to return. In this interview, eVideon CEO Jeff Fallon opines on what’s ahead. Hospitals are currently preparing for a “second wave” of non-COVID-19 patients who were forced to delay care – but even though restrictions are easing, people may continue to stay away.…

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