May is Mental Health Awareness Month and with Covid-19 close to many's minds, mental health is as important as ever. For healthcare and hospice workers the past two months have been particularly hard.
We want to highlight some organizations offering free tools or services to help healthcare workers and first responders including Headspace Inc. offering free meditation practices and TalkSpace offering free therapy tools.
With Covid-19 requiring more and more hospice clinicians and staff to work from home, data security is in the spotlight. High standards are already applied to the healthcare industry to ensure private health information of patients is protected. It's critical now more than ever to ensure data is protected.
We have compiled 6 tips for hospice administrators to implement to help keep their staff and patients safe.
Telehealth has been on the horizon for all healthcare workers for the past several years. The need for social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic has caused many regulatory bodies to relax regulations and encourage healthcare providers to offer telehealth visits in place of physically being in the patient’s home.
For hospice providers, who often see patients in person, conducting telehealth visits involves adapting new technology and procedures and adapting their bedside manner to translate on the screen.
As the country adjusts to new changes caused by COVID-19, we've seen a tremendous response from the hospice community. We know the virus is hitting every community differently so we thought we'd share some of the ways we've seen hospice respond to the unprecedented crisis.
As Covid-19 overwhelms clinicains, businesses across the country are stepping up to show their gratitude. From offering free drinks to healthcare workers to providing free meditation or online therapy, see how businesses are responding to take care of the healthcare workers who take care of us.