COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

Jul 19, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sutter Health has used the full breadth of our integrated system to help meet the needs of clinicians, staff and patients across Northern California. From investing in testing solutions at COVID-19’s onset, adapting swiftly to treat patients during the largest…
Jul 8, 2021
The National Institutes of Health released a study suggesting one in every four COVID-19 deaths in U.S. hospitals may have been attributed to the dire strain that surges in caseloads placed on hospitals during the pandemic.
Jun 30, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Broomfield, Colo.-based SCL Health used its resources to dispatch nurses and caregivers where they were most needed, and has taken lessons-learned to better its future collaboration, communication and staff well-being
Jun 23, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbus-based OhioHealth applied its expansive resources to analyze over 500,000 PCR tests, create a dedicated supply chain team for personal protective equipment procurement, and redeploy administrative workers to the front lines, avoiding layoffs and even providing…
Jun 2, 2021
Health systems often serve as the major employer in their communities and serve as conveners of key stakeholders to leverage new strategies. SCL Health is honored to share insights from its President and CEO, Lydia Jumonville, about how being part of a health care system improves access to care,…
Jun 2, 2021
Early in the pandemic, COVID-19 tests were shipped out of state, which lead to delays in patients receiving their results. In late March 2020, the OhioHealth Laboratory Services team developed the capability to run COVID-19 tests from around the system in our labs. A year later, over 500,000 tests…
May 19, 2021
Since the first COVID-19 cases were diagnosed and the pandemic changed the ways in which patients were able to access traditional health care settings, providers were required to navigate significant challenges to ensure their services were still able to reach millions of patients. In response,…
May 19, 2021
A strong and reliable medical supply chain is a critical and integral component to delivering safe and effective high quality care to patients; however, it has become increasingly clear that the level of fragility across our national medical supply chain is unsustainable and poses significant risk…