Implement technology and digital tools in geriatric care. Consider background information: Covid test results have taken a long time throughout the pandemic.

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Implement technology and digital tools in geriatric care.

Consider this background information: Covid test results have taken a long time throughout the pandemic (https://www.healthline.com/health/how-long-does-it-take-to-get-covid-results).

This impacts covid management in congregate living, such as long-term care. We implemented the ID Now lab within our long-term care facility to identify viruses such as Covid19, Influenza A & B and RSV (Some sources about this tool are attached).

Look at these sources for some insights:

https://covid19-sciencetable.ca/wp-content/uploads…

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/infectioncon…

 

Implement technology and digital tools in geriatric care. Consider background information: Covid test results have taken a long time throughout the pandemic.