COVID-19 Webinar Series Overview
This COVID-19 Webinar Series synthesizes the information in the headlines to provide cohesive insight into the status of the response and remaining gaps in the system that must be addressed to limit the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.
Session 7 – From Data to Decisions: Evaluating State Capacity
The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has led to a growing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and concerns about health system capacity. Models and projections can be useful tools to help policymakers at the state and local levels make evidence-based decisions to slow the spread of the virus and bolster health system capacity. During this webinar, panelists highlighted the role of modeling in helping states prepare and respond to COVID-19.
David C. Radley, Ph.D., MPH, Senior Scientist, Tracking Health System Performance, The Commonwealth Fund
Nirav Shah, M.D., MPH, Senior Scholar, Stanford University Clinical Excellence Research Center
- Sarah J. Dash, MPH, President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy (moderator)
The Alliance for Health Policy gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM) and The Commonwealth Fund for this event.