New ISMIE Risk Manager Q&A: Risks of Postponed Care Amid COVID-19

July 19, 2022

The latest installment of ISMIE’s Risk Manager Q&A examines the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on patients, given that many have postponed usual preventive or follow-up care over the past two years.
Sharde Woods, RDH, CPHRM, an assistant director in ISMIE’s Risk Management Division, explains the importance of proactively contacting patients who’ve chosen to postpone care due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Along with addressing common misconceptions about patients delaying care, she describes strategies for identifying, prioritizing and contacting those patients who are overdue for routine care or screenings.
Read the Risk Manager Q&A
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