Author: mandy

Chronic Conditions Magnified by COVID and the Impact to Mental Health

August 20, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified August 21, 2020

Eye-opening statistics presented by Stacey Cannizzo and Dr. Andrew Williams regarding COVID-19 and the impact of the disease on the human body.

How a COVID-19 Contact Tracer Spends Her Sundays

July 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 7, 2020

In this profile from the New York Times, Kimberly Jocelyn takes us through her work day in New York City as a contact tracer.

Social Media Image About Mask Efficacy Right In Sentiment, But Percentages Are ‘Bonkers’

July 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 7, 2020

How accurate are these posts? Kaiser Health News sought to answer that question, and it turns out: Not very accurate at all.

Telehealth Insurance Claims Soar

July 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under Telehealth

Last modified July 7, 2020

According to FAIR Health and STAT News, telehealth insurance claim lines increased more than 8,300% between April 2019 and April 2020 due to COVID-19.

Reopening Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Keeping Students and Communities Healthy

July 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 7, 2020

This webinar, from APHA and the National Academy of Medicine, will discuss the variety of considerations being weighed before reopening colleges and universities in the Fall of 2020, including the role of testing and contact tracing, responding to outbreaks, if sports can safely resume, and other strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while allowing education to continue.

Webinar – A Plan to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice and Policies

July 2, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under Trainings for the Workforce

Last modified July 6, 2020

This webinar from the American Public Health Association (APHA) will cover the historic and present day impact of racism on the health of mothers and birthing individuals.

Kaiser Health News and AP Investigate the State of the Nation’s Public Health Infrastructure

July 2, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 6, 2020

A new investigation from Kaiser Health News and the Associated Press reveals an underfunded public health infrastructure that lacks the basic tools to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar – Inside the Virtual Care Boom: What Happens When the Point of Care Becomes Anywhere?

July 2, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Telehealth

Last modified July 6, 2020

This upcoming webinar, brought to you by STAT and InterSystems, will discuss virtual care and digital health tools, which have become very popular since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. What elements of the shift to virtual care will stick in a post-pandemic world?

How Well Trained is the Class of COVID-19?

July 2, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce

Last modified July 6, 2020

This article from Medscape outlines how institutions have been forced to rethink how to train students, especially those students who may go on to practice in rural areas and expected to have a wide base of training.

PTSD and Burnout Threaten Medical Workers

May 18, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified May 19, 2020

In this article from the New York Times, mental health experts fear that health care workers will become even more vulnerable to depression and suicide.