Welcome to this week’s edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from across the Web to help you learn what’s next.
- The pandemic has led to widespread delays in breast cancer care, a recent report found. Almost 80% of patients surveyed experienced delayed follow-up visits, and more than 60% faced postponed reconstruction surgery and diagnostic imaging — Nearly half of breast cancer survivors experienced treatment delays due to COVID-19 (Study Finds)
- To what extent do children contribute to the spread of COVID-19? A growing body of research points to kids being a source of contagion — The Latest on Kids and COVID-19: Mounting Evidence Confirms Their Role (HealtheCareers)
- In this 5-minute video, Neil Baum, MD, offers simple tips for improving communication with patients over virtual visits — Telehealth etiquette advice for physicians (Medical Economics)
- Ericka L. Adler, JD, cautions practices and physicians wanting to offer wellness services to make sure these services comply with state and federal laws — Wellness services may pose compliance risk (Physicians Practice)
Lisa Grabl is president of the locum tenens division of CompHealth, the nation’s largest locum tenens physician staffing company and a leader in permanent and temporary allied healthcare staffing. She has worked in healthcare staffing for more than 19 years.