How are you planning to handle this respiratory season?
The 2020-2021 respiratory season will be unlike any other previous respiratory season, with experts predicting that COVID-19 and flu will overlap.
The 2019 respiratory season saw:
Physician’s offices, pediatricians, health systems, long-term care facilities, post-acute-care and home medical equipment (HME) providers should start formulating a respiratory strategy before the traditional respiratory season starts. Here are four steps to establishing a robust respiratory program:
- Help prevent respiratory illnesses by establishing a vaccination program for children, adults and seniors
- Teach your staff and patients effective infection prevention techniques to prevent the spread of disease
- Incorporate point-of-care diagnostic testing within your medical practice, pediatric facility, nursing home, long-term care and other medical facilities to help reduce hospitalizations from respiratory diseases
- Revise your inventory plan to ensure you have products available to provide treatment, whether at the point-of-care or through your HME
We understand the importance of providing quality respiratory care to your patients. We have the products and services to help you get what you need to care for patients.