PSNet will be fully transitioning to our new website on July 1. Try out the new design now. Learn More
PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Study

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. 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