As a new era begins and states begin to relax their COVID-19 quarantine measures, hospitals and clinics are looking ahead to what comes next. With elective procedures coming back online in many areas, imaging and surgery departments are welcoming patients back in for procedures, screenings and other non-urgent exams.
Patients will undoubtedly experience a very different care environment from the pre-COVID world. We’ve been consulting with a variety of facilities about their reopening plans, and those conversations have informed some potential best practices that all healthcare leaders will want to keep in mind. Here are a few things to think about as your facility comes back online.