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Pandemic Response: A Public-Private Call to Action

A series of virtual Executive Briefings
April 2, 2020

The Pandemic Response: A Public-Private Call to Action virtual gathering featured insights from federal and state government officials, leading health care provider, payer and life science CEOs on best practices for mitigation, management of outbreaks and collaborations with public health infrastructure. Executives provided lessons learned from the front lines, shed light on available diagnostics, treatments, forthcoming vaccines and discussed necessary conditions to chart a path out of the crisis.

Thursday, April 2
8–8:30 a.m.
(11–11:30 a.m. ET)
Welcome with David Brailer, MD, Executive Chairman, Health Evolution

COVID-19 Update: Where Are We and What Do We Know?

Host: Mark McClellan, MD, Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy & Robert J. Margolis, M.D., Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy; Summit Chair

Discussion Leader:
Julie Gerberding, MD, EVP & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health, Merck; Former CDC Commissioner (2002-2009); Confab Committee

• COVID-19 Update – Current status of outbreak
• Mitigation efforts and outcomes
• Forecast of challenges for public agencies, health systems, primary care, payers and life science
8:35–9:20 a.m.
(11:35 a.m.—12:20 p.m. ET)
Public Sector Preparedness and Response: What You Need To Know and Do

Host: Mandy Cohen, MD, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services; Summit Chair

Discussion Leaders:
Eric Hargan, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Kadlec, MD, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Health and Human Services
Mike Leavitt, Founder, Leavitt Partners; Former Governor, Utah; Former HHS Secretary

• HHS coordination of Federal agencies to mitigate the outbreak
• Federal directives and funding to state public health departments
• Potential federal, state and local response actions
9:25–10:05 a.m.
(12:25–1:05 p.m. ET)
Providers On the Front Line: Lessons Learned

Host: Terry Shaw, President & CEO, AdventHealth; Summit Chair

Discussion Leaders:
Larry Jameson, MD, Dean, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Mark Laret, President & CEO, UCSF

• Updates on mitigation, preparedness and response
• Strategies for emergency response and surge capacity
• Supporting and training staff and clinicians
• Dealing with supply chain issues for protective gear, etc.
10:10–10:55 a.m.
(1:10–1:50 p.m. ET)
Science Making Landfall: Update on Diagnostics, Vaccination and Therapeutics

Host: Pat Geraghty, President & CEO, GuideWell and Florida Blue; Summit Chair

Discussion Leaders:
Amy Abernethy, MD, Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA
Francis deSouza, President & CEO, Illumina

• Update for testing and diagnostics
• Early data on outcomes from various treatments (including supportive care)
• Timeline for vaccines and cures
11–11:45 a.m.
(2–2:45 p.m. ET)
Changing Public Behavior: Pandemic Education and Communication

Host: Mark Ganz, President & CEO, Cambia Health; Summit Chair

Discussion Leaders:
David Feinberg, MD, VP, Google Health; Summit Chair
Jason Gorevic, CEO, Teladoc Health
Larry Merlo, President & CEO, CVS Health

• Propagating clear, timely information and dispelling myths
• Engaging people in prevention, access to services and treatment
• Solutions to direct people to open ERs/ICUs
• Lessons learned from prior health crises re: consumer behavior, e.g. stockpiling, etc.
Watch the on-demand recordings from the Pandemic Response: A Public-Private Call to Action past virtual gathering: