You don’t have to cancel wellness exams to keep your staff safe from coronavirus. Telemedicine can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while helping hospitals conserve personnel resources at the same time.
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As stay-at-home orders ease and social distancing policies begin to relax, hospitals need to figure out which strategies to keep and which ones to adapt.
In a profession predisposed to problems of burnout and compassion fatigue, the extra stress involved in seeing patients during a pandemic can be dangerous. And while most AAHA-accredited hospitals are grateful to be busy, they acknowledge that the pandemic is taking a toll.
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Lots of hospitals are eager to open their doors and let clients come in from the curb, but it’s also clear that nobody’s quite sure how to do it.
Veterinary practices had to pivot fast this past spring. And the transition to curbside service taught us two important lessons. One was how to pandemic-proof a hospital.
Practices need to be more strategic in their fee setting and fee increases. These are the factors you should consider when reviewing your prices.
When market research firm Packaged Facts took the unusual step of issuing a June update to their 2020–2021 US Pet Market Outlook , they wanted to account for lowered expectations due to the pandemic’s effect on market forces. Luckily, they got it wrong.