Webinar: Surgical care in 2020 — 4 health system physician leaders discuss healthcare’s new normal

Surgical care in 2020 — 4 health system physician leaders discuss healthcare’s new normal

WED // SEPT 30th

Estimates predict that healthcare expenditures will account for 20 percent of GDP in 2020 and that waste across the sector will top $760 billion to $935 billion. COVID-19 has dealt an additional blow to an already-precarious fiscal situation. According to the American Hospital Association, revenue losses for hospitals will run to around $325 billion this year. Many hospitals are feeling the financial impact of cancelling elective surgeries earlier in the year and wondering whether things will ever be normal again.

Watch the video to view a discussion how the pandemic has impacted surgery in their organization. In a question and answer based panel discussion, these leaders from across the country will share their perspective on adapting, persevering and creating a new path forward in surgery in a COVID-19 world.

Discussion Recording

Transcript

Online Version

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on surgical operations in California, Colorado, Utah and Wisconsin
  • How physician leaders are driving change initiatives during a pandemic
  • How continuing to reduce cost and improving quality and outcomes in surgery is an essential element of the path forward
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David E. Skarda, MD

Senior Medical Director Center for Value-based Surgery, Intermountain Healthcare

 

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Nick Mickas, MD

Medical Director, Clinical Operations, John Muir Health

 

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Ashok Rai, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer, Prevea Health, Hospital Sisters Health System

 

 

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Simon Payne, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Clinical and Operational Transformation, SCL Health

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Discussion Moderator

Becca LaFond

Chief Operating Officer, Empiric Health