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Healthcare system approach to managing COVID-19 in a metropolitan community in Kentucky.
Shields, Lisa B E; Hester, Steven T; Schulz, Paul S; Johnson, Craig; Hamilton, Randy; Wilde, Ashley M; Honaker, Joshua T.
  • Shields LBE; Norton Neuroscience Institute.
  • Hester ST; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • Schulz PS; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • Johnson C; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • Hamilton R; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • Wilde AM; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • Honaker JT; Norton Medical Group, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(38): e22254, 2020 Sep 18.
Article in English | MEDLINE | ID: covidwho-787427
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ABSTRACT
The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and has subsequently escalated exponentially worldwide. As this virus has never been experienced previously, it poses a significant challenge to healthcare systems who are poorly equipped to handle the large number of gravely ill patients who seek medical attention. Additionally, treating providers are placing their own lives at risk due to the lack of adequate personal protective equipment. We are reporting the proactive measures that were implemented at our healthcare system in a metropolitan community in Kentucky to address COVID-19. The primary goal was to maintain a safe environment for providers, staff, and patients. Three key strategies were incorporated at our healthcare system, including.
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Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Pneumonia, Viral / Infection Control / Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional / Coronavirus Infections / Delivery of Health Care / Pandemics Type of study: Systematic review of observational studies Limits: Female / Humans / Male Country/Region as subject: North America Language: English Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) Year: 2020 Document Type: Article

Full text: Available Collection: International databases Database: MEDLINE Main subject: Pneumonia, Viral / Infection Control / Infectious Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional / Coronavirus Infections / Delivery of Health Care / Pandemics Type of study: Systematic review of observational studies Limits: Female / Humans / Male Country/Region as subject: North America Language: English Journal: Medicine (Baltimore) Year: 2020 Document Type: Article