Healthcare leaders can counteract the uncertainty dealt by the pandemic by planning for both COVID surges and recoveries. Strategic planning with these trends in mind can help.
A number of factors are contributing to the urgent need for healthcare organizations to aggressively plan for potential surge capacity in their facilities during the coming months.
Recently, the American Hospital Association (AHA) launched a campaign to address vaccine hesitation and add credibility to COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
Shortages of healthcare workers have been a long-standing challenge, but the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the issue leaving many healthcare facilities short-staffed despite the number of U.S. COVID cases declining.
More than a year ago, during the first waves of COVID-19, credentialing presented a significant challenge to fast, expedient delivery of talent that was needed to meet the crisis surge.
A parallel set of cultural issues has emerged alongside the pandemic: renewed attention to racial discrimination issues and the need for far greater diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the healthcare system.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented hospital and health system leaders a range of unprecedented challenges – requiring quick adaptation of new leadership and operational strategies.
As our nation continues to heal from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, those who have healed us during the worst of times are perhaps most in need of a restart button.
As healthcare organizations and the rest of the world anxiously awaits the universal rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to bring some sense of normality, the reality is the future will look anything but “normal.”
You’ve seen his hilarious videos on Tik Tok, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram, and now Nurse Blake has a special Nurses Week message for all of our nurses at Cross Country Healthcare!