5 Slides: The Health Care System’s Response To COVID in AZ
August 5, 2020 | Virtual
August 5, 2020 | Virtual
Amid rising cases and stretched capacity, the Arizona health care system has been facing a challenging situation. While hospitals spent months preparing for a strain on surge capacity, they’re struggling with staffing challenges. Good news may be around the corner, because it appears that the COVID-19 positive cases are finally on the decline. If this holds, how will it impact the staffing capacity issue at both hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, as well as the increased demand for testing and tracing? How is the Arizona health care system responding to COVID-19?
Join us as we discuss this important topic with two of the top health care leaders in Arizona and learn the steps that are being taken in responding to the needs of the patient population.
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm MST / 12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT
Ann-Marie Alameddin is the CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association that is devoted to building better health care and health for patients, people, and communities of Arizona. Previously, she was the Vice President of Strategy and General Counsel. Prior to this, she was an Inhouse Regulatory Health Law Attorney and Government Relations Officer for the John C. Lincoln Health Network.
Will Humble is the Executive Director for the Arizona Public Health Association. His 30 years in public health included more than 2 decades at the Arizona Department of Health Services, where he served in various capacities. He continues to be involved in health policy in his role with AzPHA and as Adjunct Faculty with The University of Arizona’s Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
Roland Knox is the CEO of Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center since January, 2020. He has previously served as an operating board member, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Knox has a network of collaborative relationships that extend throughout the state of Arizona. He is currently a Board Member at the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, Chairman of the Rural Hospital Constituency Group, and Board Member of the Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance.
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