COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning

Jun 24, 2020
As Congress considers additional COVID-19 relief actions, we need to make sure hospital and health systems' priorities are at the top of the list. The focus is on the Senate, and it is critical that your lawmakers hear from you now on important issues that must be included in the legislative…
Jun 23, 2020
Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., has partnered with Charlotte, N.C.-based Stanson Health, a Premier Inc. company, to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled solution for tracking COVID-19 transmission. The EHR-agnostic, free, real-time surveillance app sifts through volumes of…
Jun 22, 2020
House Democratic leaders released legislative text for the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), a more than $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild American infrastructure, including roads, bridges, transit, housing and health care. 
Jun 18, 2020
The AHA recorded this webinar on June 17 at 2 p.m. ET. Speakers from Kaufman Hall provided a comprehensive and in-depth guide for hospitals to help them assess and manage compliance with their bond covenants during the COVID-19 pandemic. The AHA moderated this conversation and attendees were able…
Jun 16, 2020
COVID-19 has taken a catastrophic financial toll on health care providers, with an estimated $202.6 billion loss between March and June for hospitals alone. This precipitated a sectorwide downgrade by Moody’s and FitchRatings from stable to negative. Innovation within this context may mean more…
Jun 16, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to process, technology and operational improvements to enhance patient and staff safety, and many of these changes could figure prominently during the next major infectious disease outbreak or pandemic. Other changes requiring more elaborate planning will impact future…
Jun 16, 2020
Verily Life Sciences, a sister company to Google, has launched a new set of digital tools to help hospitals and health systems provide ondemand and up-to-date COVID-19 information.
Jun 3, 2020
In the spirit of helping front-line virus fighting organizations during these uncertain times, KII Consulting Inc., in partnership with Allstate Identity Protection (InfoArmor), is offering free identity protection coverage for employees of all health care organizations for the remainder of 2020.
May 29, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $15 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds to 52 tribal health services providers based on need and capacity to respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities.