As we begin to move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are long-term consequences of the delay in cancer screenings that need to be addressed immediately.
Oncology navigators can help their patients feel comfortable to come in for cancer screenings by educating them and empowering them with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions.
Hospitals and medical providers are following safety and cleaning guidelines and considering capacity to minimize risk of COVID-19 for patients.
Andi Dwyer, BS, shares how hesitancy around cancer screenings during COVID-19 could lead to a rise in cancer cases.
Patients who delayed their cancer screenings due to the pandemic are now joining patients who were scheduled for screenings in 2021, leading to a large patient volume for institutions to consider.
Andi Dwyer, BS, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic delayed many cancer screenings for the average-risk population.
Video Library published on January 6, 2021 in COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique situation where compassion fatigue, burnout, and vicarious trauma are affecting healthcare workers on a daily basis.
Video Library published on January 6, 2021 in Telehealth, COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of telehealth in the United States. Jennie Crews, MS, MMM, FACP, shares how the pandemic has helped break down some of the legal and restrictive barriers telehealth was facing.
Video Library published on January 6, 2021 in Telehealth, COVID-19
The widespread adoption of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic has shown benefits to providers, patients, insurance companies, and government entities. There is action being taken to ensure telehealth can operate in the future, but there are still many unknowns on how telehealth can be incorporated in oncology moving forward.
Video Library published on January 6, 2021 in Telehealth, COVID-19
Telehealth has benefited patients and caregivers by offering convenient care at home that reduces costs and time spent traveling. For providers, telehealth is a unique opportunity to connect with a patient differently and is a convenient way to offer a service outside of a clinic setting.
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