The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has communities on high alert, and Envision HealthcareU+2019s more than 27,000 clinicians are leading efforts to care for patients and support our organizationU+2019s hospital partners through the implementation of clinical best practices.
The health and well-being of patients and clinicians are our priority. As information on the coronavirus evolves, we will continue to evaluate our response and work with healthcare system partners to provide patients in communities across the nation the highest quality of care.
We are drawing from our shared clinical expertise from past responses to viruses, such as the flu and Ebola.
We are following guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
If patients are suspected of having COVID-19, we will isolate them immediately to minimize the risk to others, notify the local and state health departments and move forward with appropriate testing.
By trade, our more than 11,000 emergency clinicians who support the nation’s healthcare safety net have undergone extensive training on how to treat viral infections.
We are able to mobilize rapidly and allocate resources to support changes in patient volumes and communitiesU+2019 needs
We are guiding and supporting the implementation of hospital protocols as well as coordinating with local emergency medical services and government agencies
We can fill in any potential gaps in knowledge among hospital staff and answer patient questions
The Envision Coronavirus Task Force, comprised of senior clinical executives and operational leaders, continues to assess the evolving situation and advise response efforts
We are communicating with clinicians regularly to make sure they are protecting themselves and have the resources they need to provide safe, high-quality patient care
We are staying updated on the most current and accurate information on the coronavirus and disseminating information through regular communications and lectures provided by senior clinical leaders