Permanente Medicine in Action
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Widespread fear surrounding the outbreak of a deadly infection coupled with economic uncertainty and isolation is the perfect storm for increased anxiety and depression.
It’s difficult to watch patients with COVID-19 suffering alone, with no family nearby to provide comfort. Seeing the loneliness patients in isolation are experiencing weighs heavily on the minds of front-line care providers at Kaiser Permanente Fresno.
For most people, avoiding public spaces and working from home makes them feel protected during the COVID-19 crisis, but for victims of domestic violence, home is often an unsafe place.
Telemedicine is quickly becoming health care’s first line of defense against COVID-19. The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) has ramped up its telehealth services to minimize foot traffic in offices and to educate patients.