In New York City, which has been at the epicenter of the Covid-19 crisis, healthcare providers’ concern about burnout and mental health has risen in the last month. What could help address these concerns? Frontline clinicians surveyed cite virtual visits with behavioral health specialists and peer support groups as key resources. Access to 24-hour help lines, online resources and expedited in-person visits were additional resources cited to help support the mental well-being of this critical group.
As the global pandemic deepens and the human cost of Covid-19 rises, the novel coronavirus outbreak is sending shocks through the world economy. But across industries, companies can take action now to protect their employees and customers and minimize the economic damage.