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More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that’s entirely normal

Article content continued University of Regina psychology professor Dr. Gordon Asmundson: “The psychological footprint of the pandemic is likely as big, if not bigger, than the medical footprint.” Photo by Brandon Harder/Postmedia/File Psychotherapy, now more accessible than ever via virtual care, can help people cope with abnormal stressors, Frances says. What he doesn’t support is… Read More »

The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The psychological fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has yet to fully show itself, but some experts have forecast a tsunami of new disorders, and news accounts have amplified that message. The World Health Organization warned in May of “a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months,” wrought by anxiety and isolation. Digital… Read More »

HIMSSCast: The financial toll of COVID-19 for health systems

Christopher Kerns, Advisory Board’s Vice President, Executive Insights, joins Jonah Comstock, director of Content Development and the Healthcare Finance News team, Managing Editor Susan Morse and Associate Editor Jeff Lagasse, for a conversation about what this pandemic means for hospital bottom lines, how they’re surviving, and how they should be preparing for a re-opening of… Read More »