WELCOME TO THE WAKEFIELD BRUNSWICK COVID-19 RESOURCE DASHBOARD

COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Organizations

 

WB has remained in communication with our clients, the connections in healthcare, and experts in our network distributed across multiple countries. We are cutting through the noise to bring you the most relevant, immediately applicable lessons learned as quickly and as accurately as possible. View all COVID-19 resources by category.

 


 

Our Latest Resource

Clarity in COVID-19 Testing Considerations

As we move from initial response to a prolonged mitigation phase, consider these recommendations for clarity in COVID-19 PCR and Antibody testing. 


Community Resources on COVID-19


Brigham & Women's Hospital


A comprehensive collection of information sourced from countries responding to the pandemic.


North Toronto - Ontario Health Team


A succinct and well-organized collection of informative resources to guide healthcare professionals in navigating the COVID-19 response.


John Hopkins COVID-19 Tracking


A reliable and comprehensive dashboards, for up-to-date tracking on a global and local level.

COVID-19 Adhoc Advisory Subscription

Due to changing conditions and needs among healthcare organizations and their pandemic response, we are now offering hands-on advisory services.

 

Our COVID-19 Monthly Advisory Subscription includes weekly advisory calls and direct access to one of our subject-matter experts, access to live Q+A COVID-19 briefings  and quick turn-around of custom resources. 


Patient Care Resources



Critical Care Guidance 

and Algorithms

 

A collection of algorithms for intubation, proning, extubation, and a variety of ventilator treatment workflows.

 

Ventilator Allocation

Guidelines

  • Consideration for multiple patients requiring limited ventilator resources
  • Workflow to assist in ventilator allocation
  • Ventilator allocation scorecard

Emergency Response for Increasing Ventilator Capacity   

  • Directions for Two Intubated Patients
  • Link to Instructional Setup Vide0
  • Instructions for Sizing of Patients and Initial Vent Settings

Palliative Care Guidelines

 

Palliative care key considerations should include guidelines for frontline decision-making, support for clinicians and staff, patient accommodation and long-term planning. 


Organization + Staff Resources



"New Normal" Q+A Webinar

 

WB CEO Angela Devlen discusses what we are learning regarding considerations for resuming operations, as well as current and future COVID-19 impacts to healthcare delivery.

Tracking Log Planning Tool

 

An editable tracking form to help your staff stay organized and collect valuable experience information for later reporting.

*Note all line items are examples,

please update with your own experiences. 

Financial Considerations Checklist

 

Download this checklist and an editable template Word document to prepare your organization for financial reimbursement activities.


IS Security Guidance

 

Download this guide containing steps to help you design a “break the glass” process which can provide flexible secure access to critical software applications.

    


Incident Command

Structure Bundles

 

Download the ICS Template Bundle applicable to your organization below:


Psychosocial Coping Tips for Healthcare Workers

  • 90 seconds, 3-5 minute and 15-30 minute self-care strategies
  • As well as temporary lifestyle changes 

COOP Actions to Take Now

 

  • Community Spread
  • Employee Absenteeism
  • Confirmed Cases (HR Guidance)

Guidelines for Elective Surgeries 

 

 

 Simple instructions to edit and share

with staff regarding rescheduling

non-essential surgeries.

Early Lessons Learned

 

  • Establish Incident Command Early
  • Reduce Demand on Emerg Dept
  • Create Surge Capacity

PPE + DECON Resources



 

Mask Decontamination Guidelines

 

A guide for prolonging the use of masks using the Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) method or convection/steam oven method. 

EMS PPE Guidelines

  • Initial Assessment & Treatment
  • Transport & Arrival to Emergency Dept
  • Returning to Service

EMS DECON Guidelines Bundle 

  • EMS COVID-19 DECON Plan
  • Dahlgren FEMA USAR Guidance
  • D7 Decontamination Guide

(Provided by Baltimore County Fire Department)


Personal Accounts Resources



 

The Black Art We Practice in White Coats, CMO Nathan Goldfein, MD

 

Thoughts on how the unthinkable decisions placed upon physicians will change them - professionally and psychologically - forever.

 

Lessons Learned In The Trenches, CMO Nathan Goldfein, MD

 

A summary reviewing the findings learned about COVID-19 so far coming in from across the nation and around the world. 

 

COVID-19 Advice & Experience

with Dr. Blair Schwartz, ICU Doctor

 

Listen to the audio clips or download the transcript summaries at the links below.

 

Over the last few weeks, we have also published the following COVID-19 FAQs posts on our blog in response to our WB Member questions:

 

  • Considerations for the "New Normal" for Healthcare Organizations | COVID-19 Recovery [VIDEO]

    As we work together to create solutions moving forward, we want to connect with our healthcare risk and resiliency community. In this short video, Angela starts our ongoing discussion on the "New Normal" healthcare organizations are creating in response and recovery following COVID-19. Watch the video or read the transcript here.

  • 1135 Waivers in Public Health Emergency for Healthcare | Coronavirus (COVID-19)​

    On March 13, 2020, the United States has declared a public health emergency regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here you’ll find information on 1135 Waivers for a Public Health Emergency, sourced from the US Department of Health and Human Services. Read the full post here.

  • How Healthcare Organizations Can Prepare for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    It is important to finalize your communications as soon as possible for each anticipated stage of this outbreak. Consider these 3 strategies for communicating status and actions with employees and the community. Read the full post here.

  • ​What is Coronavirus COVID-19 & How Can Healthcare Organizations Improve Resiliency

    A discussion surrounding initial frequently-asked-questions related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 and how healthcare organizations can improve resiliency.  Read the full post here.

 

Disclaimer: We at Wakefield Brunswick feel strongly that in order to effect positive outcome change in this critical time, conveying information in a timely manner is critical. We will continue to follow the advice of medical experts and to disseminate actionable information as fast as possible. We further understand that this will necessitate periodic revisions and clarifications of some of our recommendations. Please remain flexible to update your protocols with these modifications if and when they become necessary.




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