Q-Sights Key Insights – Volume 35
02/15/20220 – 02/19/2020
Here are the key topics you need to know about COVID-19 last week. To help you stay abreast of the latest COVID-19 news, guidelines and best practices from Federal, State, National Health Agencies and QHR Health, visit the QHR Health COVID-19 Online Resource Center.
Supply Chain and Pharmacy
- Please continue to monitor the HealthTrust COVID-19 Resource Center for the latest information on supply chain and pharmacy, treatments, vaccines, instructions, training webinars, and much more.
- The CDC updated the Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic on 2/10/2021.
- The “Implement Universal Use of Personal Protective Equipment” section was expanded to include options for source control and patient care activities, in areas of moderate to substantial transmission, and describe strategies for improving the fit of face masks. Definitions of source control are listed at the end of the document.
- The CDC published a resource for Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supplies, which includes a hierarchy of strategies to implement when PPE is in short supply or unavailable.
Visit the QHR Health COVID-19 Online Resource Center site as often as you’d like as we are providing live news feeds from the CDC and CMS to keep all of us updated on the latest news. There is also a document library link located in the bottom right-hand corner of the page where information is being organized by subject categories.
If you need assistance, please reach out to your QHR Health representative.