Hospitals are beginning to add non-essential surgeries back into daily practices. The American Hospital Association announced the CMS updated guidance on re-opening hospitals to procedures and other care as the country moves forward during the pandemic. The AHA, in conjunction with the three
What is Shared Decision-Making in Healthcare?
Terminology such as shared decision-making may seem unfathomable during a pandemic. Our normal approach to healthcare has disappeared. Arranging an appointment for dental cleaning, a mammogram, or visit to orthopedic surgeon about the relentless ache in your knee are no longer taken lightly. As the
To Mask or Not to Mask? Guidance to Keep Fear Away
COVID-19 is on a global rampage and the US is no exception. The uncertainty and daily reports of deaths is driving an Infodemic which feeds fear. How do we protect ourselves? Is 6’ enough distance from someone else? Do we need masks for everyone? Masks have become a source of confusion