Tag: COVID-19

Brookdale Senior Living to Hire Hundreds of Home Health Workers

April 18, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Career Advancement, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Career Seekers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 18, 2020

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is planning to hire more than 4,500 health care workers for additional support in its battle against the COVID-19 emergency.

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic

April 18, 2020 by Anna Merchant

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

Last modified April 18, 2020

The following is a list of principles and considerations to guide physicians, nurses and local facilities in their resumption of care in operating rooms and all procedural areas.

No Longer Invisible: The Critical Role of Local Health Departments In Responding to COVID-19

April 17, 2020 by Claire

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

Last modified April 18, 2020

years of budget cuts and underinvestment in public health have made it challenging for LHDs to maintain these foundational capabilities—let alone have the surge capacity to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Rural, Safety-Net Hospitals Need Federal Cash Fast, Congress is Warned

April 17, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, For Employers

Last modified April 18, 2020

Without swift federal intervention and funding, many rural and safety-net hospitals may close, two hospital associations warned this week.

States Take Action to Sustain Adult Day Services through COVID-19

April 16, 2020 by Claire

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

Last modified April 16, 2020

To help adult day services providers through this period, several states are providing funds even for those providers who have suspended services.

Antibody Tests For Coronavirus Can Miss The Mark

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

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

Last modified April 17, 2020

From NPR – Dozens of blood tests are rapidly coming on the market to identify people who have been exposed to the coronavirus by checking for antibodies against it.

People with Disabilities Fear Pandemic Will Worsen Medical Biases

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

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

Last modified April 17, 2020

From NPR – It’s a moment that people with disabilities have long feared: there’s a shortage of life-saving equipment, like ventilators, and doctors say they maybe forced to decide who lives and who dies.

Will 2020 Be the Year That Medicine Was Saved?

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

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

Last modified April 17, 2020

From the NY Times: The coronavirus is forcing reforms that could change America’s health care system forever if Congress requires it.

COVID-19 Opens Unexpected Rifts Between Health Care Workers

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 17, 2020

From Stat News: “During a time when collaboration among different types of medical providers is essential, conflict or division often prevents us from providing the best care for patients.”

Apply for Financial Assistance through AACN’s COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Career Advancement, For Career Seekers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 17, 2020

Created to assist nursing students whose education and lives have been directly impacted by COVID-19, the Foundation for Academic Nursing, the new philanthropic arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), announced the COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund.