Coronavirus and Health System Capacity: State Projections

Reporter-Only Teleconference

Teleconference Recording

As the coronavirus spreads, health systems across the country are gearing up for an influx of patients. States play a central role in the organization of health care and public health infrastructure, but a range of resources and legislative decisions, as well as different demographics, can lead to divergent outcomes across states.


  • Rachel Nuzum, M.P.H., Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy, The Commonwealth Fund


  • David C. Radley, Ph.D., M.P.H., Senior Scientist, Tracking Health System Performance, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Nirav Shah, M.D., M.P.H., Co-Founder, CoVidActNow; Senior Scholar, Stanford University Clinical Excellence Research Center
  • Andy Slavitt, M.B.A., Former Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Board Chair, United States of Care


Thanks to The Commonwealth Fund for making this event possible.