A year after its impacts were first felt in the United States, COVID-19 continues to change everything, from the way children attend school to how we spend time with family and friends. This pandemic has also significantly changed our healthcare landscape and the experience of going to the doctor, visiting the emergency room, or even having surgery. We’ve lost the comfort of seeing the faces of our healthcare providers, seeing the care or warmth in their smiles and expressions. Being unable to see the faces of those who are caring for us at our most vulnerable because they’re hidden behind masks and face shields can be disconcerting for adults and downright terrifying for children or the elderly.
While it’s very unlikely that masks are going away anytime soon, Florida Badges has a helpful solution – Photo ID name tags. These name badges include a logo, the worker’s name, and their photo. In addition to the added safety and security this provides in a medical setting, it also allows patients to see the friendly faces of their medical team, which may include:
- Physician’s assistants
- Lab technicians
- Rehab and therapy providers
At a time when so much feels scary and uncertain, making a simple change like adding a healthcare worker’s headshot to their name tags can provide much-needed comfort and security for patients.