Public health agencies in England have concluded insufficient evidence behind Vitamin D reducing the risk of respiratory tract infections.
Sentara’s eICU is one of many types of telemedicine programs the healthcare industry has found to be invaluable during the height of COVID-19. ICU’s across the nation are flooded with highly contagious coronavirus patients.
Being in contact with these patients poses a major threat for front line healthcare workers. As the spread of the virus has increased in numbers, the use of virtual technology has tremendously increased. Prior to Covid-19, patients mainly used telehealth for scheduling appointments and requesting refills for prescriptions. However, as many front-line healthcare workers have been exposed to Covid-19, healthcare is constantly asking for telehealth services.