Hospitals are working hard to expand their facilities and draw in extra staff. But they are also beginning to consider plans for other ways to cope, including some forms of rationing care, if the flood tide of COVID patients continues to rise.
"At this point, the necessary step is to relax the measures and open vaccination up to broader categories of eligibility because there has been a lack of infrastructure to implement this the right way," @DrLeanaWen says.
Lessons from the psychology and neuroscience of cognitive control show that pandemic fatigue can be eased by economic relief, stable guidelines, reliable information and prioritizing safely reopening schools.
Is healing people from the comfort of their own homes the future of healthcare? Dr Raphael Rakowsi believes so, Listen him explain how bringing hospital level care to the home could be more cost effective. [Sponsored by @medically_home]