Our latest blogs and industry insights to help you navigate COVID-19
Regardless of how you’re screening your employees when they return to campus, there’s no avoiding the inevitable: one or even several of your employees will likely be denied entry due to suspected symptoms of the coronavirus. But the biggest question many employers are currently facing is – what happens next?
Daily physical activity and exercise is a staple of a balanced healthy lifestyle. Adhering to a regular physical activity schedule can be tough and being limited to do so indoors poses another set of challenges. If you’re struggling to incorporate exercise into your day-to-day, here are five exercises to get you moving more and sitting less that can be done on your own time, in your own space!
Premise Health recognizes the challenges an individual may face when diagnosed with the coronavirus and the value of continuing to receive high-quality care during a pandemic. Our care navigation program was put in place to help people navigate their experience, including symptom management and isolation strategies.
Whether your employees are essential workers in lines of business such as healthcare, sanitation, or agriculture, or your workforce has transitioned to a work from home environment, there is a need for tools and resources to help your employees navigate their specific situation and improve their overall wellbeing – especially during a pandemic. Read more
Premise Health President, Jami Doucette, MD, MBA, CSCS, shares what leaders should be considering to ensure a safe return to the workplace for its employees. Find out how to get back to business with 24/7 virtual care, COVID-19 screening and testing, clinical care, prescription fulfillment, condition management, and return-to-work support. Read more
With return to work at the forefront of everyone’s mind, one Premise Health physical therapist has taken a proactive approach to help members get back to work safely. As businesses restart operations and employees return to their physically demanding jobs, those who have not continued regular exercise during their time off are at a greater risk of injury. Read more
Premise Health Nurse Practitioner, Yemi Ikhile, FNP, conducted a telephonic screening call with a member complaining of repeated chest tightness. Through the assessment, she learned that the member had a family history of heart problems and was at high-risk for complications but was too nervous to go to see a doctor during the pandemic. Read more
Premise Health primary care and behavioral health teams joined forces to assist an at-risk member after she reported potential exposure to the coronavirus. As part of Premise’s care navigation program, providers continue to do daily check-ins with members to provide support during isolation. Read more
Thanks to daily outreach and support through virtual visits, one member has not only stayed on track with his chronic conditions, but continued to improve his health during COVID-19. With the help of his providers, the member has lost 36 pounds, eliminated his diabetes medication, and lowered his blood pressure. Read more
Premise Health fitness team members are striving to make a difference for their members during COVID-19. One team has has gone above and beyond to keep members engaged in their 12 fitness centers. By creating a total of 34 virtual fitness classes, they recorded 850 class participants in the first week. Read more
Premise Health providers have been working overtime to keep members safe and healthy during COVID-19. Registered nurse, Joanne Kolokithias, has surpassed expectations to care for her members searching for immune-boosting supplements during the pandemic. Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the nation’s leading health protection agency, providing valuable resources for Americans and the latest, need-to-know public health information regarding COVID-19.
The best way to prevent infection is by avoiding exposure to the virus. However, as a reminder, the CDC recommends the following preventative actions:
*The information on this website is intended for informational purposes only and not as medical advice. In the case of a medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
CORONAVIRUS ALERT: PEOPLE WITH SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS NEED TO BE ISOLATED. CALL YOUR WELLNESS CENTER IF YOU HAVE FEVER OR RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS OR THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE CORONAVIRUS.