This webcast originally aired on Wednesday, May 20, 2009
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When the outbreak of the H1N1 virus—commonly known as the swine flu—started dominating the headlines, healthcare providers and public health agencies were quickly confronted not only with a confused and fearful patient population, but logistical, legal and operational issues as well.
- What lessons were learned in the weeks following?
- What should providers and government agencies do differently in the future?
- What are some issues for large employers?
Get answers to these hot questions and many more.
Moderating the discussion was Modern Healthcare's public health reporter Jessica Zigmond, who earlier this year was named a 2009 AHCJ-CDC fellow, participating in an educational program sponsored by CDC Foundation in cooperation with the Association for Health Care Journalists. The CDC Foundation assists the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by establishing private and corporate partnerships to fight threats to health and safety.