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Has the Pandemic Given Telehealth a Boost?

2021 14 May

When COVID-19 came on the scene in early 2020, and in-person medical care, aside from emergencies was deemed verboten, health systems were forced to find other care options. Clinicians, who were used to diagnose and treat patients in a clinical setting, were compelled to provide care by phone and video. The overnight transition to Telehealth was riddled... Read more

Healthcare Leaders Discuss Pandemic Role of the Chief Wellness Officer

2021 13 May

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems struggled to manage the mental health and wellbeing of their diverse healthcare workforce who often suffered from stress, anxiety, long working hours and other related issues, which can lead to workplace burnout.  The relatively new role of the chief wellness officer (CWO) are tasked with... Read more

High Vaccination Rate Key to Controlling the Pandemic

2021 04 May

New research shows the importance of a high rate of vaccination for reducing case numbers and controlling the pandemic. Data scientists from Mayo Clinic have developed highly accurate computer modeling to predict trends for COVID-19 cases.  As per the findings of a study published n  Mayo Clinic Proceedings, vaccination can help keep positive... Read more

Mental Health Services Challenged by COVID-19 - Analysis of a Selected Area in Northern Italy

2021 26 Apr

An overview of the consequences of neglecting mental health and a case study of reorganisation of mental health service practices in Asti County, Italy. Key Points Mental health as a strategy of care for targeting inequalities as direct determinants of diseases. Reorganisation of the practices of mental health services during the... Read more

Human Matters

2021 26 Apr

The COVID-19 pandemic has put human resources under a huge challenge. Healthcare workers are facing mental health issues, burnout, discrimination, violence, issues with personal protection and safety, sexism, racism, shortage of resources and much more. Patients infected with COVID-19 are suffering from severe illness and helplessness. Normal citizens... Read more

ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?

2021 19 Apr

After a year of this pandemic, this article explores what we currently understand about the psychological impact experienced by ICU teams and provides practical guidance to help build personal and team resilience as the journey with COVID-19 continues with no end in sight. Introduction When COVID-19 emerged as a new pathogen, the pictures... Read more

Agenda

2021 19 Apr

MAY 5-7   EuroELSO 2021 Virtual event https://iii.hm/18rs 31 MAY – 4 JUN  Blood Diseases in the ICU - Advanced Training Course Saint-Louis Hospital, Paris, France https://iii.hm/18rt JUNE 1   ISICEM e-DAY – Hemodynamic Monitoring Virtual event https://iii.hm/18ru 8-12  ... Read more

Pandemic’s Economic Impact Could Linger for Decades

2021 19 Apr

Social networks can be an important determinant of a country's growth. Not only do they help diffuse ideas and push progress, but a new paper argues that they can also play an active role in diffusing diseases that can rapidly spread and dampen growth.   You might also like: Over 5 billion euro for European Healthcare Contributors... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 09 Apr

In February 2020, news started filtering slowly through the media about a fast-spreading virus in China. Within a month it hit South Africa, and the President Cyril Ramaphosa and his team had the unenviable task to warn and educate all citizens about the impending virus. Their initial addresses to the nation was of doom and gloom and instant lockdown... Read more

Novelty vs. Legacy: Finding the Balance

2021 30 Mar

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