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Dr. Bisham Chera is the Associate Chair of Clinical Operations and Improvement, Director of Patient Safety and Quality in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Chera discusses the precautions, screening processes, and patient care steps in his department, and at UNC hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

In this episode, you'll hear about:

  • Actions taken by UNC during the pandemic (0.28)
  • Patient prescreening measures (2:23)
  • Test results for COVID-19 (4:40)
  • Sanitation practices in radiation oncology (5:39)
  • Shortage of PPE and patient education (7:23)
  • How the pandemic will improve telehealth for radiation oncology (9:40)
  • Safety and quality changes in radiation oncology from the pandemic (12:07)
  • Advice to help get through this pandemic (13:14)
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