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Redeployment of health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study of health system leaders' strategies.

Panda N, Sinyard RD, Henrich N, et al. Redeployment of health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study of health system leaders' strategies. J Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 3. doi: 10.1097/pts.0000000000000847.

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May 19, 2021
Panda N, Sinyard RD, Henrich N, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):256-263.

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous challenges for the healthcare workforce, including redeploying personnel to different locations or retraining personnel for different tasks. Researchers interviewed hospital leaders from health systems in the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea about redeployment of health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors discuss effective practices and lessons learned preparing for and executing workforce redeployment, as well as concerns regarding redeployed personnel

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Panda N, Sinyard RD, Henrich N, et al. Redeployment of health care workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study of health system leaders' strategies. J Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 3. doi: 10.1097/pts.0000000000000847.