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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Feb. 16

Hawaii’s LTC facilities outpace mainland counterparts in COVID vaccination … CMS: Visitation restrictions must remain; prepare for return of less-collaborative surveys … Antibiotic prescribing in telehealth appropriate with guidance … Sleep deprivation linked to depression in frail elders … Viral superspreading tied to age, infection, obesity, study finds … Combo flu, COVID test nabs FDA emergency authorization … Biden team fears no herd immunity until November

Addressing 2021 challenges with virtual care

Given the risk of infection and transmission, skilled nursing facilities have enacted restricted visitor policies during the pandemic. As a result, family caregivers and external clinicians such as therapists, wound care nurses or behavioral health specialists have been prohibited from visiting patients. To maintain the safety of a facility’s patients and staff, virtual visits are…

The lingering question

Isn’t it interesting how in January new ideas are so exciting? Then in February, life’s hits keep coming, and there are those, “What was I thinking?” moments. Well, guess what? I’m only slightly feeling that this month. Last month we started a little challenge for my Living Leadership blog. I’ll continue it the rest of…

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