When the outbreak of the H1N1 influenza Acommonly known as the swine flustarted dominating the headlines, healthcare providers and public health agencies were quickly confronted not only with a confused and fearful patient population, but also logistical, legal and operational issues as well.
What lessons were learned in the weeks since? 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) or ask your own when you attend Modern Healthcare's interactive editorial webinar on Wednesday, May 20, at 10 a.m. CT. Register today!
Moderating the discussion will be 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.
Panelists will be Gregg Pane, director of national healthcare preparedness at HHS; Robert Wise, vice president of standards and survey methods at the Joint Commission; and Peter Leibold, executive vice president and CEO of the American Health Lawyers Association.
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