The pandemic has changed the healthcare system’s operations. Lessons were learned and the experience gained will drive future improvements.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering, The Gehr Family Center at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, and the USC Price School of Public Policy are jointly hosting four 2-hour online sessions on Thursdays from 10 AM to 12 PM Pacific
2 Credit Hours of CME will be available for each session
JULY 29: How the Pandemic Changed the Healthcare System
Moderated by Michael Cousineau, DrPH
–Understanding Pandemic Driven Demand for Optimizing Patient Flow
Randy Hall, PhD: Professor, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Director of the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE); past VP of Research for USC
–How A County Healthcare System Became Nimble & Smart
Hal Yee, MD: Chief Medical officer, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
AUGUST 5: The Crucial Role of Telemedicine (Panel Presentation)
Considering the impact and effectiveness of telemedicine during and after the pandemic for ambulatory, emergency, and mental health care. Moderated by Rusha Modi, MD, MPH.
Nilem Patel, MD: Adventist Health
Jennifer Boozer, MD: Keck School of Medicine
Rashmi Mullur, MD: Chief of Telehealth, VA Greater Los Angeles
Anna Xiao, MD, Talene Keshishian, MD, and Tyler Wright, MD: USC Keck School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry
AUGUST 12: The Role of Performance Improvement (Panel Presentation)
Health system faced tremendous challenges with improving quality and safety during the pandemic. The lessons learned and revised methods will serve as a resource for future healthcare operations. Moderated by Sonali Saluja, MD, MPH.
Andy Lee, MD: LA County Department of Health Services
Mark Graban, MBA, MS: author and consultant
Steve Roey, MD: Sutter Health
Dennis Deas: Vice President, Sutter Health
AUGUST 19: Supply Chains and How the Pandemic Improved Healthcare (Panel Presentation)
Supply chains and distribution systems were overwhelmed during the pandemic. New and better engineered systems developed for all types of healthcare providers will hopefully replace traditional practices. Moderated by David Belson, PhD.
Motz Feinberg: VP Supply Chain, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Christopher Gopal, PhD: Strategic Solutions Advisor, OCX Cognition
Jeff Smith, MD, JD, MMM: EVP, Hospital Operations & COO, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; CEO, Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey
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