Webinar recording: COVID-19: The latest updates and guidance for hospitals and health care entities

March 31, 2020

Author(s): Sarah E. Swank

Originally recorded March 25, 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a worldwide pandemic. State of emergencies have been declared, both at a statewide and national level. Hospitals and health care entities around the country are bracing for an influx of suspected and new COVID-19 cases and are looking for ways to expand their capacity to care for these patients.

This webinar will discuss new developments, changing requirements and the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on hospitals and health care providers. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Elements of preparedness and how to respond
  • Hospital operations under a pandemic
  • Latest CMS Guidance
  • National declaration of emergency and CMS waivers
  • CDC Infection Control Guidance
  • Preparing for patient surges
  • Changing and shutting down services lines
  • Personnel decisions and protection
  • Telehealth options
  • Testing and screening update


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