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How to Run a Hospital during a Pandemic: Hospital Administration Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Time of COVID-19

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Hospital administration is complex during the best of times. Hospitals are now struggling to respond to the surge of COVID-19 patients, including obtaining enough PPE, ventilators, and other materials. They must also manage a sharp decrease in revenue from a pause on most other medical procedures. Hospitals are also considering the needs of their workforces, both in terms of overwhelmed clinicians treating COVID-19 patients and providers with little to no work because their practices have been put on pause.

This panel will discuss the challenges facing hospitals during the pandemic, including workforce, financial, and supply chain concerns. How can hospitals “rise to the occasion?” What duties do they owe to their employees, their patients, their board of trustees or shareholders, and their communities?

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Website:
https://petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/events/details/how-to-run-a-hospital-during-a-pandemic
Department:
Research Programs Events

Venue

Zoom event

Organizer

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioetihcs at Harvard Law School
Email:
petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu
Website:
http://petrieflom.law.harvard.edu