Johnson & Johnson introduced an educational effort and resource hub, My Health Can’t Wait to inspire people to prioritize their health and get the necessary information they need to pursue care. My Health Can’t Wait is a U.S. campaign and global resource hub that provides patients the key resources and information to communicate with their healthcare providers.
Ashley McEvoy, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Chairman, Medical Devices, Johnson & Johnson said, “Through My Health Can’t Wait, we hope to provide patients and healthcare providers with resources to help stay connected and prioritize their healthcare, both during this pandemic and in the future”.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many people to delay healthcare treatment, from standard routine exams to important elective surgeries.
Jijo James, Chief Medical Officer, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies said that during this challenging time their top priority is to support patients and medical professional because delay in routine checkups can negatively impact health in the long-term.
James added, “We are committed to doing our best to help patients feel more confident as they re-enter the healthcare system to resume care”.
MyHealthCantWait provides important resources for patients and caregiver, including:
- A Patient/Caregiver Checklist and Discussion Guide to help people have conversations with their healthcare professionals
- Safety FAQs detailing safety measures taken by hospitals and surgery centers to help protect patients from COVID-19
- Telehealth 101 Resources to help patients understand the use of telehealth for routine and pre-/post-op care, as nearly three-quarters of the survey participants (73%) say they would be comfortable using telehealth services as a way of managing their healthcare1
- Patient Stories, and more
My Health Can’t Wait is vital effort to educate patients and encourage them to seek treatment they may need to prevent any serious health problem in a long run.
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