Research carried out in the United States along with fourteen other countries suggested high rates of depression, anxiety, and acute stress reactions in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The healthcare workers were found to suffer from high levels of stress as they had to face increased clinical demands during this time and were cut off from essential sources of support.
A high proportion of staff working in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced mental health conditions, according to a new study.
Use of a new preparedness tool can help hospitals determine their ability to respond to unexpected surges due to mass shootings, terrorist attacks, or future pandemics.
After a year of talking with patients via Zoom, phone and sometimes FaceTime, some central Ohio mental health providers are confident that telemedicine is here to stay, even after the pandemic goes away.
The federal government must aggressively bolster primary care and connect more Americans with a dedicated source of care, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine warn in a major report that sounds the alarm about an endangered foundation of the U.S. health system.