Workers’ compensation claims for COVID-19 have spiked dramatically in the past two months. Those claims could mean more than $2 billion in costs for employers and their insurers.
Miller runs a department at CommonSpirit that is responsible for equity initiatives, including race and ethnicity data collection pertaining to COVID-19 and how to better serve communities.
Just as businesses are adapting to support a remote workforce, significant changes are happening in how health care is delivered.
The coronavirus pandemic brought California’s fitness industry to a halt, threatening the livelihoods of roughly 180,000 fitness professionals.
“We make it easier for our most vulnerable community members to get the care they need to stay independent and stay home,” says Kwamane Liddell, DispatchCare’s founder and CEO.
Dr. Vanessa Walker is medical director of the Sutter Health Valley Area’s electronic ICU, a telemonitoring program in which doctors and nurses monitor ICU patients through video, remote diagnostic tools and other technologies.
As assistant director of the Placer County Office of Emergency Services, Holly Powers brings together a variety of partners to prepare for, respond to, and lead the recovery from natural or human-made disasters.
COVID-19 has presented significant challenges for health care. At least for the moment, though, local providers have been hanging tough and looking toward economic recovery.
Under the gloom of a pandemic, people on the front lines of the crisis are encountering a level of unprecedented stressors layered onto already challenging jobs.
As a hospital assistant at UC Davis Medical Center, Tony Braham helps nurses lift and move patients. In other words, “We’re the muscle of the hospital,” Braham says, and his startup aims to help “the muscle” be more mobile.