Reducing barriers: Hotline connects health care workers to wellness resources

COVID-19 stressors disproportionately affect women, and health care systems should increase access to resources to ease stress and anxiety and improve wellness among their employees, a speaker at the Women in Medicine Summit said.According to Sarah Newhall, BA, MS, a medical student at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), women are the majority of the health care workforce and, as of April, comprise 73% of positive COVID-19 cases among health care workers.“This number will only continue to rise as the pandemic continues,” she said.In a poster presentation, Newhall andRead More

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