Leaders from Northern Light Health will share their experiences and lessons learned during COVID-19. A response that started with a concerned email from their supply chain leader quickly developed into a coordinated, state-wide response for a complex, full-service, rural healthcare system that 10 member hospitals, long-term care facilities, laboratory, medical transport, home care , retail pharmacies, and more.
Northern Light Health promises to make healthcare work for the people of Maine, and their goal during the COVID-19 pandemic did not change. Focused on a consistent, high-quality, and safe response for their staff and communities, they leveraged the incident command structure at a system and local level to facilitate communications, policy changes, and access to materials for their members across the state of Maine. Join us to learn more about how.
Parker, JD, MS, BSN, Sandra L.; Doran, Jeff; Whelan, Mike; and Jarvis, MD, FAAFP, James W., "Coordinated Response and Business Recovery in Rural Health Care Systems" (2020). COVID-19: Spread the Science, not the Virus Seminar Series. Paper 19.