Search Tag: elderly population

Health Management

Protecting Vulnerable Populations from COVID-19

2020 12 Nov

Why health governance and operations matter to implement interventions fast. Bavarian perspective Elderly residents of long-term care facilities have been among the groups most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many other countries, Germany and its states have implemented targeted measures to manage the pandemic. Bavaria specifically... Read more

IT Management

Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth

2020 14 Aug

With pandemic-induced lockdowns and travel curbs, telemedicine offers a safe and convenient way to meet the healthcare needs of patients without leaving their home. However, in the U.S., new research   shows many older adults (65 years and above) – who are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection – are not ready for video visits mainly due to inexperience... Read more