In his latest article for Health IT Outcomes, Josh Weiner, president and CEO of Solutionreach, looks at how important patient communication is right now and why it should be a priority.
"According to recent studies, 81 percent of adults say that this is a true “national emergency.” Three out of four report feeling stressed about outbreaks in their communities while nearly 70 percent say they are afraid that they, or a member of their family, will catch the virus. These fears are only exacerbated by a lack of information or confusion about what is true or not," says the article.
It goes on to look at the impact of some of the worst misinformation out there and why healthcare providers play such a key role in getting out good information to patients. Then, it covers all the recommendations on how to communicate, when and with who throughout this pandemic.
For best practice tips on patient communication during COVID-19, read the full article on Health IT Outcomes.