The Pandemic May Have Killed Waiting Rooms

And we’re better off for it

Bashar Salame, D.C
Elemental
Published in
4 min readAug 27, 2020

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Chairs taped off in a waiting area.
A waiting area at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City. Photo: Education Images/Getty Images

Since the onset of Covid-19, patients seeking any number of health care services have found an annoying, often frustrating hurdle inconspicuously absent: the waiting room. This dreaded area of contagion, paperwork, insurance verification, and awkward looks has been eradicated for the moment — becoming yet another possible relic of a pre-Covid…

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Bashar Salame, D.C
Elemental

Chiropractor/Nutritionist/Triathlete. Restoring health — Enhancing Life. Beirut Born→ Detroit Bred https://twitter.com/Detroitchiro