May 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: May 2020

COVID-19 affecting nurses’ mental health

The coronavirus could be wreaking havoc on the mental health of nurses and other frontline healthcare workers. A new study of nearly 1,300 healthcare workers in China who dealt with COVID-19 patients is an early indicator that such a concern is true.

May IT Update

» Healthcare organizations battling the COVID-19 pandemic have also faced heightened cybersecurity threats from hackers looking to take advantage of the crisis caused by the outbreak. Email security firm GreatHorn analyzed a representative sampling of 1 billion emails sent in January, February and March and found that there were 15 times as many phishing attacks…

A mobile IC isolation pod for facilities

An international task force of designers, engineers, medical professionals and military experts has designed a mobile intensive-care isolation pod in response to the shortage of ICU beds available and the spread of COVID-19 worldwide.

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