November 2020 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: November 2020

Study: Nurses bear brunt of virus cases

An analysis of 97 COVID-19 studies by investigators from Switzerland and Colombia has found that more than half of healthcare workers who test positive for the virus are nurses. The study also showed that 40% of healthcare workers receiving a positive diagnosis showed no symptoms.

Execs: Engagement technology critical

Thanks to COVID-19, more skilled nursing leaders are finding that engagement technology has become a necessity. In fact, the number of nursing home executives who view the technology as having a clear return on investment for their communities has more than doubled since the pandemic began, jumping from 24% to 48%, according to a September report released by senior living technology firm iN2L.

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