As states are relaxing stay-at-home protocols and other Coronavirus-related policies, many businesses are resuming operations. Healthcare providers that shuttered their practices during the pandemic are beginning to receive patients again. And, while the threat of the virus remains, clinics and institutions will need to eventually open not only to care for patients but to avoid significant financial decline.
Amber and Scott provide a thorough list of those considerations – the most significant being the extent to which the county, municipality, or state you’re in has implemented prohibitions on elective procedures. When deciding whether to reopen, these prohibitions should be a key factor in your analysis. The other considerations involve access to PPE supplies, patient population, any government or private relief received, your capability of dynamically updating processes and procedures, and staffing concerns.
The team goes on to explore how you can build patient and staff confidence by implementing systems that demonstrate a commitment to their safety. Amber and Scott discuss the rise of telemedicine and what the new normal may look like for healthcare businesses moving forward.
As the pandemic continues to develop, healthcare providers are working diligently to formulate the best course of action to serve their patients while continuing to ramp up operations safely.
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