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Q&A: PPE success during the COVID-19 pandemic

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August 27, 2020

by John Palmer, PSQH

Personal protective equipment remains a hot topic in hospitals, and likely will for a foreseeable future still dealing with the patient surge from the 2019 novel coronavirus.

“Because of the scarcity, PPE has become a protected resource inside hospitals,” says Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP, chief medical information officer (CMIO) for Vocera Communications, a California-based company that develops platforms to improve clinical communication and workflow.

“Hospitals are taking special precautions and establishing new protocols for accessing and preserving PPE,” he says.

Personal protective equipment remains a hot topic in hospitals, and likely will for a foreseeable future still dealing with the patient surge from the 2019 novel coronavirus.



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