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Episode 4 Caring for COVID-19 Patients Featurng Kim Kranz

Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Kim Krantz, president, Catholic Home Care & Good Shepard Hospice
Jennifer Sherman, Netsmart

In COVID hotspots, hospitals and other health care providers quickly rose to the occasion this spring when faced with a rapid influx of new patients. Catholic Home Care & Good Shepherd Hospice on Long Island cared for more than 1,100 COVID-positive patients and 400 hospice patients who are COVID positive. They've also kept a rehospitalization rate to less than 1%. How did they do it?

Kim Kranz, president at Catholic Home Care & Good Shepherd Hospice, joined this episode of Netsmart CareThreads to talk about what's involved in taking care of patients with COVID-19.

What we discussed with Kim:

  • The challenges of scaling up services rapidly during a pandemic
  • Advice for home health organizations in new COVID hotspots
  • How to provide solutions during a time of shortage in primary medicine

This discussion with Kim Kranz was taken from our show Netsmart CareThreads. If you want to hear more episodes like this one, check us out on Apple Podcasts here.

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