covid-19

Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways

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Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways The elderly population has been overwhelmingly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic with those 75 years of age and older accounting for almost 60% of total COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. Nursing homes and long term care facilities have been particularly hard hit. Workers battling on the front lines since the coronavirus entered… Read More »Lockdowns at Nursing Homes and Long-term Care Communities May Lessen COVID-19 Risk, but Patients Suffer in Other Ways

Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic 1 in 5 people experience a mental illness throughout their lifetime, but almost everyone faces challenges that impact mental health. The Coronavirus has disrupted our lives and changed our way of living and interacting, causing a “high prevalence” of mental distress in countries across the globe. According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey, 19% of respondents said the current… Read More »Tips for Maintaining Your Mental Health Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Is Telehealth the New Normal?

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Is Telehealth the New Normal? Amidst the COVID-10 Pandemic, more and more healthcare organizations are shifting to telehealth models out of necessity and to reduce the risk of community spread for both patients and providers. As such, governmental and other organizations are making the necessary changes to support telehealth initiatives throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Check out the links below for more information!  Getting Started with Telemedicine: FAQs for Pennsylvania… Read More »Is Telehealth the New Normal?

Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19?

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Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19? THE VBP Blog For those of you who know me personally, you know that being an optimist is my downfall. In times of crisis, the ability to look forward to the forthcoming changes can be challenging.  Mandy, my co-author brings her creativity and technology-savvy perspective to our discussions. Together, we look ahead to the elements we want learn from.  Our starting point for this… Read More »Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19?