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The entire process was very well run and the wait time between the different procedures was short. I was very impressed that the staff made the effort to learn some basic Chinese to help patients.
—Mobile Health Patient
COVID-19 tests

Virus Testing 101: Which One Is Right for You?

Posted May 19, 2020

    Antibody versus antigen testing? Swab test versus blood test? Short swab versus long? The array of COVID-19 testing options can be daunting. As a trusted provider of employee health screening services for more than 35 years, Mobile Health can help you navigate the differences. Antibody vs. Diagnostic Tests There are two kinds of[Read the Rest]

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COVID-19 Testing Services for Nursing Home Staff

Posted May 14, 2020

Several states now require regular testing of staff in long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living), with more to follow suit. For instance, New York nursing homes and adult care facilities must test staff for COVID-19 twice a week. Also, New Jersey issued a similar testing directive for long-term care facilities. Connecticut and Pennsylvania[Read the Rest]

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Return-to-Work Antibody Testing

Posted May 7, 2020

Antibody Testing Protocol with Return to Work As shelter-in-place restrictions ease, businesses are devising re-opening plans that prioritize employee health, safety and well-being. Antibody testing, a blood test that identifies people who have been exposed to the virus or who have developed antibodies, is a critical first step toward returning employees to work and resuming[Read the Rest]

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A Journey with the Frontline

Posted April 6, 2020

The last few weeks have been difficult for everyone – most notably, frontline healthcare workers.  Their dedication and commitment can be seen on tired faces, blank stares, and drooping shoulders.  Despite the sometimes lack of necessary personal protective equipment (PPEs) and long hours, they push forward. Helping the Frontline Mobile Health is doing our part[Read the Rest]

Flu Season Staffing Strategy?

Posted October 4, 2019

Do you have a flu season staffing strategy and contingency plan? It is no mystery that employee attendance can be greatly impacted by any illness during the year.  The Flu Season is here and while on-site vaccination clinics and Flu Shot Programs can help prevent the flu, your workplace needs to be prepared for handling[Read the Rest]

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CDC ALERT!!! Nationwide PPD shortage

Posted July 1, 2019

On June 19th 2019, The New York State Department of Health (DOH) issued an advisory regarding a shortage of purified protein derivative (PPD) solution for tuberculin skin testing, in response to an anticipated three- to 10-month Aplisol® shortage. The DOH is temporarily recommending an adjustment to tuberculosis (TB)-testing procedures for employee testing programs if institutions[Read the Rest]

Get Smart About Wage Parity

Get Smart About Wage Parity

Posted February 19, 2016

Attention home care agencies in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties: A new Wage Parity increase is coming, and you’ll want to pay attention to this announcement. Starting March 1st, 2016, the above affected counties will see their DOH-required total compensation increase from $11.50/hour to $13.22/hour, $3.22/hour of which can be used for wage parity benefits.[Read the Rest]

Flu Season is Officially Here

Health Alert: 2015-2016 Flu Season Is Here

Posted February 16, 2016

New York Department of Health authorities announced last Thursday, 2/11/2016, that the influenza virus is now prevalent in New York, prompting the official beginning of the 2016 influenza season. This means that as of last Thursday, February 11th, New York State Sanitary Code (10 NYCRR § 2.59) requires all health care and residential facilities as well[Read the Rest]

The NY DOH Reminds Homecare Agencies of Employee Health Screening Requirements

Posted March 9, 2015

On March 1st, the New York State Department of Health sent out a DAL (Dear Administrator Letter) to Home Care Agencies regarding compliance with state requirements for health assessments and training for all personnel. This timely reminder was sent to LHCSA’s, NYCRR’s, CHHA’s & LTHCCP’s, & Hospices, and the full letter can be downloaded here.[Read the Rest]

Quarterly Wage Parity Certification Deadline Passed!

Posted October 7, 2014

Did you miss the September 1 deadline for wage parity certification? It’s not too late! You can join the Mobile Health network and set up a plan to be compliant with all wage parity regulations, retroactively and going forward. Our Mobile Health network is designed to ease the burden of staying compliant with Home Care[Read the Rest]

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