Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the spread: The complicated role of the staff break room

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the spread: The complicated role of the staff break room

One might think that dealing with Covid-positive patients is the most dangerous part of a doctor’s work day, but emerging evidence from across the country has indicated a far more insidious source as the vector for disease spread: the staff break room. “Transmission in the workplace in hospitals is not related to patient care,” a […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the workplace: What will it be like going back to the office?

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the workplace: What will it be like going back to the office?

With the vaccine for coronavirus having arrived, managers are thinking more seriously about a return to the workplace. I had an interesting conversation with Cali Yost, CEO and founder of the Flex Strategy Group, which Cali describes as “a solutions company that helps leaders reimagine how, when and where work is done, and then make […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: A software company and its return-to-the-campus plans

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: A software company and its return-to-the-campus plans

Many employers around the country are grappling with how to get workers back to the office safely in the pandemic. We teamed up with our partner Anna Werner, chief consumer investigative correspondent for CBS This Morning, to do a story about Epic Systems, a health care software company, that faced a firestorm of objections from […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: When returning to the workplace doesn’t go smoothly

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the office: When returning to the workplace doesn’t go smoothly

By BEN GLICKMAN and PHOEBE PINDER For a speech therapist in Tennessee, options to work remotely have all but vanished. In March, the pediatric disability clinic where she works transitioned to telehealth, which has allowed her and her colleagues to work remotely during the pandemic. But the state’s Medicaid partner stopped covering telehealth on June […]