COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
About 5.4 million Americans lost their health insurance after being laid off between February and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American College of Physicians statement outlines how the “status quo” created health inequalities and prevented the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and outlines steps on how to move forward.
Interviewed patients expressed appreciation for the telemedicine option; many also indicated that they planned to continue telepsychiatry after shelter-in-place orders were lifted.
A comprehensive workplace wellness program may change employee health beliefs and increase self-reporting of having a primary care physician but does not significantly affect clinical outcomes.
Researchers sought to analyze the rate of burnout in practicing nurse practitioners by looking at contributing factors that play a role in compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction.
Millennial and Generation X medical residents and fellows experience similar rates of burnout and have similar levels of empathy.
A total of 41.4% of PAs had symptoms of burnout, but 65.3% were satisfied with work-life integration.
Lama Muhammad, MD, board certified in neurology and psychiatry, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego.
COVID-19 has accelerated the use of telemedicine and remote consultation is becoming an increasingly attractive option.