By this point, you’re likely ready to be done with COVID-19. It has dominated just about every aspect of the year. While healthcare professionals celebrate the hurdles that have been overcome in the fight against COVID, there are fresh reminders every day that the patients who recover still need ongoing care.
Approximately 10 percent of those diagnosed with COVID-19 will suffer long-term symptoms for several months after their initial exposure to the virus. To deal with this new epidemic, specialized, multidisciplinary clinics have been opening up throughout the country to help patients recover from the aftermath of infection with the novel coronavirus.
Watson Clinic’s Dr. Kathleen Haggerty recognized a need for intensive postCOVID care early in the global health crisis, as she scrutinized reports of the disease coming out of China. She has now opened a post-COVID clinic in Lakeland to provide the necessary therapy for patients who have recovered from the virus but still experience lingering effects.
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ON THE PULSE
Healthcare professionals across the area finish 2020 on a strong note with accomplishments and awards
RESOLUTIONS OF RESILIENCE
Seven Habits for Healthcare Workers On the Edge of Burnout
Glaucoma and Dry Eyes
Eye doctors are excited this year with 2021 rolling in. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to shine some light on eye care topics that we would like to highlight. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.
CARE AFTER CRISIS
Watson Clinic’s Dr. Kathleen Haggerty Opens Post-COVID Care Clinic
A NEW ANGLE FOR HEALTHCARE CAREERS
Florida Polytechnic University Offers New Health Systems Engineering Program
Basics for Patient Experience and Retention
It’s easy to understand how the focus on improving patient experiences and shoring up retention efforts may have fallen by the wayside this year. We all know that medical practices are stretched thin as staff members work to accommodate social distancing measures and other COVID concerns.
Protecting Our Elderly
Psychologist Explains Dynamic of Suicide Among Seniors and Lists Precautions Doctors and Family Can Take
The Cutting Edge
Dr. Haq Brings His Expertise in Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery to Bostick Heart Center
On the pulse
Our Healthcare Specialists Are Working Harder Than Ever! Don’t Miss Out on All the Exciting Awards and Recognition
The $uccess Formula
For Medical Practices, Lease Negotiations Go Beyond Location