HHS to LTC operators: Step up your booster clinic timelines before year ends
Dec 22, 2021
Long-term care operators should speed up plans to help residents boost their immunity before an expected COVID-19 surge hits, a federal official told virtual town hall attendees Tuesday.
New CDC vaccine access info covers COVID booster shots, ‘safety net’ support
Sep 23, 2021
With assurances to provide help as needed, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention is sharing vaccine access information ahead of the federal COVID-19 vaccine booster shot approvals expected to come...
On-site clinics helped to boost vaccine uptake in assisted living, pharmacy partnership study finds
Aug 27, 2021
Investigators estimated vaccine uptake in assisted living communities and other LTC facilities during the federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program, which provided on-site vaccination clinics...
What happens once Phase 1 vaccine clinics wrap up? Ensuring access to next doses
Feb 10, 2021
Industry advocates and the CDC answer key questions: How to facilitate a smooth transition to a new vaccine supplier; and how to guarantee second doses for staff and residents who receive their first dose...
Access to healthcare is NOT just an overseas problem
Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L
Nov 19, 2012
I recently had the opportunity to speak at the China Healthcare Sourcing Summit in Hangzhou, China. It was a remarkable experience and really helped me gain a wider perspective of healthcare delivery around...