There are two elements of vaccine distribution that most crucially require the time and attention of a healthcare worker: physically administering the dose, and assessing the patient to ensure there are no immediate adverse reactions.
In reality, those are far from the only two tasks workers—from frontline medical personnel to administrative staff—will be expected to carry out over the course of successfully vaccinating the global population against COVID-19.
With unprecedented demand and pressure rising to deliver doses as quickly as possible, the strain on healthcare workers over the course of this pandemic is likely to continue until widespread immunization has been achieved.
Keeping these workers safe, healthy, and as stress-free as possible given the circumstances should be our highest priority—after all, that’s exactly what they’ve done for all of us over the course of this devastating crisis.
Below are four automated digital communication strategies that can be used to help relieve the pressure on healthcare workers.