May is Mental Health Month and this week’s Friday Five spotlights organizations providing resources and services for coping with depression or anxiety during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
By Dr. Nick van Terheyden – With a nod to “The Trouble with Tribbles” I am reviewing testing strategies in the context of getting back to work and responding to a question I received on LinkedIn. Guidance on who should get tested (and in some cases who is eligible…
By Phil Galewitz – Just a few miles from Disney World, Harris Rosen’s hotel empire is mostly closed because of the COVID pandemic. One crucial condition for reopening will be testing any of his 4,000 employees who show potential signs of having the disease, he said.
Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: How contact tracing can fight the spread of COVID-19 Contact tracing is a used to slow community spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
By Joel Barthelemy – Telemedicine (also called telehealth, virtual care, or virtual health) is the use of digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to gain access to health care services remotely.
By Lance Robertson – Even under the best of circumstances, caregiving can be challenging. For many family caregivers, the routine tasks they perform on behalf of their loved ones are more complex because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FeverFy is advanced screening science designed to help employers, health systems, and government agencies create safe environments for their employees, customers, and visitors.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, President Donald Trump wants to reopen the country soon. But public health experts from across the ideological spectrum insist that won’t be safe until the country can dramatically ramp up testing and contact tracing stemming from those infected.
By Elisabeth Rosenthal – How can we know when to reopen society without testing many more people? President Donald Trump said late last month that he hadn’t “heard about testing in weeks.” But today — let’s face it — tests are being rationed in many parts of the country.