Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
18 May, 2020

This week: Coronavirus misinformation plagues health workers - Healthcare managers needed to lead in complex times - COVID19 revolutionises ICT-led healthcare - and more.

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Coronavirus misinformation and confusion plagues health workers

Dr Charlotte Hespe was upset when she saw acquaintances circulating emails that promoted bogus coronavirus prevention measures. To make it worse, the information claimed to be from an infectious disease expert when it wasn't. - abc.net.au

 

Over half of world's healthcare workers attend work when sick

It is common for healthcare workers across the globe to attend work when they are sick with flu like symptoms, according to a new international study. Co-author Professor Peter Collignon, from The Australian National University (ANU), said the study provides important lessons for the global coronavirus pandemic. - health.anu.edu.au

 

Healthcare managers needed to lead in complex times

Healthcare managers have come under the spotlight as the coronavirus pandemic reveals deadly weaknesses in strategic thinking and decision-making processes at the very highest levels. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

How is race affecting COVID-19 outcomes?

The pandemic has been referred to as the ‘great equaliser’ – but data emerging from the US and UK shows that is not necessarily the case. - racgp.org.au

 

COVID19 revolutionises ICT-led healthcare

With 50,000 staff looking after 8 million people, NSW Health is the largest public health system in Australia. Not surprisingly, it found itself at the centre of the national pandemic response, the AWS summit heard on Wednesday. - governmentnews.com.au

 

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