Hear firsthand healthcare industry leaders talk about the steps health executives should take to ensure an effective response to a disaster

Straight Talk: Looking at Health System Disaster Preparedness

When — not if — a large-scale disaster hits, Americans expect a carefully orchestrated and sequenced response from hospitals, emergency workers and public health officials.

In their greatest time of need, the system may fail them unless disaster preparedness becomes a greater priority.

In this podcast, Modern Healthcare and PwC present “Straight Talk,” about the steps health executives should take to ensure an effective response to a disaster.

Our participants:

  • Dr. Robert Wise, vice president, from the Division of Standards and Survey Methods of the Joint Commission.
  • Mike Dwyer, director of Healthcare Advisory Services at PwC.
  • Dr. James James, director of the Center for Public Health, Preparedness and Disaster Response for the American Medical Association.
  • Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare, moderated this discussion.

Podcast: Straight Talk: Looking at Health System Disaster Preparedness
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