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Healthcare Staffing Trends to Watch in 2022
As we close out 2021 and look to continue our work in the new year, I am reminded of how grateful I am to be in healthcare staffing. Across the country, Supplemental Health Care is making a difference everywhere care is delivered: in underserved communities, hospitals, healthcare facilities, homes, schools, and correctional facilities. Our teams are doing meaningful and significant work to ensure that patients across the country are receiving the care they need.
By Vickie Anenberg Jan 12, 2022
How to Support Our Healthcare Workers Right Now
For close to two years now, time and again, we have read about or witnessed first-hand the bravery and dedication of our nation’s healthcare professionals. No one could have foreseen the incredible stress and strain the COVID-19 pandemic would place on the shoulders of those entrusted with providing healthcare to the masses.
By Linda McDonnell Nov 24, 2021
Why Respiratory Therapy is a Great Career Choice
“Take a deep breath.” We’ve all heard this statement uttered just about every time we’ve gone into a doctor’s office, but how often is that simple action taken for granted?
By Supplemental Health Care Oct 20, 2021
Physical Therapy Challenges During COVID-19
Let’s face it, even before COVID-19 gripped the nation, most Americans were not getting nearly enough exercise. Now, over 18 months into the pandemic, it is more important than ever for people to find ways and opportunities to increase their daily physical activity. National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) again focuses on last year’s ChoosePT campaign to help raise awareness about the many benefits of physical therapy and its role in maintaining good health and wellness.
By Supplemental Health Care Sep 30, 2021
Top Considerations for a Safe Return to School
A third year of school is now being impacted by COVID-19, but school professionals have learned many lessons through the challenges. This new school year will continue to be affected by policy changes, mental health concerns, potential regression, and many other factors, so it's important to consider how to best keep students safe and healthy.
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 25, 2021
How to Discuss Immunizations as a Healthcare Provider
As August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), healthcare providers have a great responsibility in communicating accurate information to those seeking advice. Conversations about immunizations have been much more frequent in the past eight months as the COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed.
By Supplemental Health Care Aug 2, 2021
Progress in the Nursing Profession: From COVID-19 to the Future
Many people joke that 2020 was the year that was canceled. So it's dismissed as “the year that never happened.” However, that simply isn’t the case for nurses and healthcare professionals. Their role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on the importance of quality healthcare and the huge role nurses play in it.
By Supplemental Health Care May 6, 2021
The Role of Nurses in COVID-19 Vaccination
As COVID-19 continues to be a part of our lives, it is important to stay updated and informed as we continue to learn more. The news has been buzzing with concerns over new strains of the virus, vaccine distribution and efficacy, and safety measures.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 27, 2021
How to Deal with Burnout from COVID-19
2020 was a year unlike any other and the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. We are all struggling to just keep moving forward and some days, that feels like too much. But as frontline workers, you know there is still work to be done. Despite the challenges, you get up every day to continue the fight against COVID-19.
By Supplemental Health Care Jan 14, 2021
The New Normal in Healthcare
Like so many of you, I am ready to transition to the hope and promise of a new year. And while 2020 was filled with challenges and uncertainty, I feel it is important to look back with clear eyes to review what we have learned and to also look forward to see where we should focus our attention in 2021.
By Greg Palmer Jan 7, 2021
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