During COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a health care provider is not an easy job. Pandemic has taught us so many things at once. A thought continuously provokes in mind that could we ever end up doing better work when it’s over? Will we become able to serve patients better and more nominal than we did before the pandemic? Has it got successful in reminding us of humanity or not?

In the article below, there are given some of the lessons learned by an exalted CEO of a health care provider unit as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Adaptation towards Telehealth

People are now used to getting more services at home. They do not want to go back to the way things used to be in the past. Telehealth is the best example of this reliance. A survey conducted showed 42% of Americans have used telehealth in the time of the pandemic, and of those, 65% like its comfortable, and 63% see it as a way to avoid being exposed to other sick patients. 

Customers can arrange telehealth appointments through various digital apps that help them find, manage, and pay for their care, all in one place.

Prevention is better than cure

Pandemic has made it clear that people are interested in getting high standards of health without focusing on health care. The health of the public can significantly be improved by keeping them away from the hospital. This milestone can be achieved by caring about them in a manner that allows them to adopt preventive measures, prior to acquiring the ailment. While health care providers should keep it in mind that treating a particular ailment calls for the overall treatment of a patient. Hence, they should treat a person, not the disease.

Pandemic is proved as “Double Trouble”

The pandemic has made even normal circumstances worse than they were. It has alarming inference on individual and collective health. COVID-19 crises aggravated a number of domestic ailments like violence, depression, anxiety, stress, and irritability. The World Health Organization reported a remarkable 60% increase in domestic violence during April.  The Council on Foreign Relations says Covid-19 and domestic violence altogether raised “a double pandemic.”

Hence, the pandemic has made us realized that we need better rates of mental health screening, more adherence to care protocols, and greater use of self-care plans.

Union Is Strength

The Covid-19 pandemic is too strenuous to fight by a single self. COVID crisis set nontraditional partnerships in every field worldwide. Especially, the helping hands deliver the kind of help people need, when and where they need it. In this way, the pandemic taught us that small clinics need to partner with strong and stable health systems. Such partnerships make the work easy and quick to do.

Pandemic Set-up Innovation

Pandemic has evolved new eras of innovation. For instance, prior to pandemic about 1,000 employees worked at home, now we’ve got 10,000. A survey shows 89% of our people like it and 78% want to keep it up when the pandemic is over.

High Health Care Costs Are Not Justifiable

The economic impacts of the pandemic due to high unemployment, and cut in benefits and income, have made the patients to face a disaster. They cannot get out of it unless they can drastically improve their affordability.

Covid-19 is a wake-up call that tells us the need to change what we’re doing. We need more strategies to do it better and make them more affordable.

“In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” Is well said by a poet.

In a dark time, the eye begins to see.

Is well said by a poet

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Hi! I am Madiha Anwar. Reading books and pursue skills is my passion since my childhood. Always dream to serve homo-sapiens along with this knowledge. Being a medical student I would love to write on health suggestions. I desire that articles bring a healthy change in your life. Stay tuned & stay healthy!

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