COVID-19 RESOURCES

Resources Available Through TCIS

As a division of THA, TCIS is committed to helping our hospitals and health systems respond to the COVID-19 outbreak with resources from our network of partners including:

Rapid Response and Supplemental Staffing

Qualivis

Free to join, Qualivis can respond rapidly to staffing requests if your facility must replace infected clinicians or experiences increased demand from patient census or quarantining activities, and they’ll work with you to develop a strategy that works for your situation. Click here to learn more about their Coronavirus preparedness and response plan.

AMN Healthcare

AMN Healthcare has set up a COVID-19 website as a primary source of COVID-19 information for healthcare professionals and facilities. The situation is rapidly evolving and they will be updating real time as new information becomes available.

Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions and latest information that will help you stay focused on caring for patients and expedite your access to resources. They have also set up a COVID-19 hotine for hospitals and health systems: 800-887-1456.

Supplies and Preparation

Vizient

Vizient’s COVID-19 page offers resources for members, including disaster preparedness planning tools, information resources and updates from the supply team regarding vital PPE supplies and others. In addition to resources, they are also assisting current members with vetting additional suppliers.

Navigating Benefits for Employees from Furloughs or Lay-offs

FEDlogic

We know many hospitals are laying off or furloughing staff due to the current COVID-19 crisis. In this On Demand webinar, our partner FEDlogic, details how employers can help their employees and families navigate through unemployment, food stamps, healthcare options and COVID-19 legislation in addition to social security, Medicare, and disability.

Whether your hospital or health system has had to make the difficult decision to furlough employees or not, many families will be impacted by staffing reductions including many spouses of hospital employees.

Click here to watch the 30 minute webinar and hear directly from experts at FEDlogic on how they can help your employees and their families navigate these programs in stressful and uncertain times.

Telepharmacy Resources

CPS

Maintaining efficient pharmacy operations during the COVID-19 pandemic is paramount. CPS’ rapid implementation
services grant your team access to immediate telepharmacy support when staff and volume demands change. The CPS Telepharmacy team supports hospital and health system pharmacies nationwide with:
  • Remote Order Entry
  • Admission Medication Reconciliation
  • Transitions of Care
  • Patient Discharge Consultation
A proven leader in remote pharmacy services, CPS is standing by to reduce the burden that your hospital is facing. For more information, click here.
Rapid Response Chronic Care Management

ChartSpan

ChartSpan recognizes that CCM plays a critical role in the time of a pandemic. You need to reach your vulnerable patients with chronic illnesses and they need to reach you! That’s why we have altered our program launch process to meet your critical needs: 

  • Fast – Up and running in 24 hours 
  • Simple – No minimum patient count  
  • Flexible – Month to month agreements 
  • Remote – Virtual onboarding & training   

Your Medicare patients are likely the most susceptible to COVID-19. Give them access to remote care by starting a CCM program right away. Act now 

Facility Resources

Bernhard

Bernhard has strategically partnered with local and national engineering, architecture, contracting, and industrial hygiene partners to assist you in developing and executing a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to their traditional operations and maintenance services, they also have trained service technicians available to help your team immediately.

Examples of their capabilities can include:

  • Facility risk assessment and disinfection protocol
  • Immediate testing and triage centers
  • Temporary lodging to support social distancing
  • Additional patient beds
  • Disinfection inspections

Bernhard is at your service.

Telehealth Consulting

LBMC

If your healthcare organization needs assistance via development/implementation of a Telehealth service or with your current Telehealth funcionality, LBMC is here to help. They can also provide guidance on your revenue cycle processes to ensure appropriate reimbursement for Telehealth services. Click here for more information.

Managed Security Services

LBMC

As a healthcare IT solutions partner, LBMC wants hospitals to be aware of the techniques bad actors are using related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) malware, phishing, and other scams.Exercise caution as there have been increasing emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites related to COVID-19. There is also a malicious website pretending to be the live map for COVID-19 global cases by John Hopkins University. Visiting the website infects the user with malware, which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. Please be wary of emails and email attachments from unsolicited senders.
Click here to learn more about how you can protect your business with the 9 must-have layers of security.

 

Help from THA

THA is providing the latest information, resources and communications tools for TN hospitals and health systems on its coronavirus webpage.

For any questions about the above resources, contact Joe Greene, jgreene@tha.com, 615-401-7473.

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