It goes without saying, that COVID-19 has had a greater influence on people’s lives for the past two years. The uncertainty, fear, appall, they were the emotions they experience when hearing only 5 letters and 1 number. Economic and social sectors were exposed to massive implications. And healthcare sector was the first to face the challenges: people did not understand what is the infection, how did it spread, how could it be treated, and other issues.
The Necessity of Self-Caring (Sanitizers, Masks, Gloves)
As the infection is droplet spread, there is an obligation to wear masks and gloves in public as well as use sanitizers every time you touch an object in public. It led to a shortage of such supplies for the first time the infection was found. Now, when we know more about the infection, pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations have all the necessary things for your protection.
It should be noted that not all countries have agreed to implement this rule in their everyday life. This fact caused unrest and untrust among people which continues even today.
The Struggle To Create A United COVID-19 Vaccine
Scientists have created several types of vaccines to be administered. And they are aimed at the first variety of coronavirus. For the last 2 years, there are a couple of new varieties that have not been properly analyzed yet. That is why there is a struggle of pharmaceutical companies to create one single vaccine that may protect from all possible COVID-19 varieties.
One more thing to say: the countries are not willing to recognize other country’s created vaccines. It creates a barrier to making the COVID-19 vaccine widespread.
Healthcare Reconstruction System
All healthcare facilities were exposed to changing their internal systems in order to control the pandemic situation. It included doing and processing PCR analyses, prequalification of other hospital divisions into one COVID-19 division, treatment of patients with severe COVID-19 as well as vaccination campaigns.
At first, healthcare facilities did not have enough time to get used to the changes. Now they are ready to struggle against the pandemic.
Implications On Healthcare Sector
- Lack Of Non-Urgent Treatment. In the pandemic time, all forces are focused on the treatment of COVID-19 patients. And non-urgent surgeries are delayed for some time. There is a possibility that this time stretches to the unknown which means soem people did not wait for this surgeries to be peformed whcih lead to complications.
- Decrease Of Employee Wellbing. Healthcare workers are highly exposed to overworking and sleep deprivation these days. It is connected with the lack of employees in the healthcare sector. That is why they must work more and rest less. It causes a bigger problem — emotional and physical burnout. In order to solve this problem, organizations should now focus on psychological support for their emlpoyees i.e. communication with colleguages and psychologists, provide choice to voice any concerns and challenges to top management and offer financial support via trade unions and other funds.
- Cybercrime Risk. COVID-19 impact increases the use of computer-aided technology. It accelaretes the risk of cybercrimes and deanonymisation around the world. Thus, you should be very careful when using Internet for making payments for insurance and other services related to medicine. Healthcare faclities cooperate with anti-cybercrime organizations in order to provde safety and reliability to your data and finances.
- Shift to Telemedicine. The time has come to move hleathcare into technology world. As we were locked in our houses, it encouraged healthcare urgently uses world’s technology. Remote consultations, monitoring, storing personal health records and doctor appointments, it all can be done remotely even if you are in another country.
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