Preparing for Flu Season and Preventing Another Pandemic

In this briefing, experts will discuss how flu and the COVID-19 pandemic have intersected over the past 18 months and why we should also prioritize flu preparedness policy. Panelists will also highlight available federal policy levers and discuss policy strategies to improve our flu response.

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence in Geographic Areas of Need

This briefing discussed the results of the latest African American Research Collaborative (AARC) survey regarding COVID-19 vaccines, their importance, and explored potential strategies to increase vaccination rates, particularly ones tailored to different populations. 

A Year in Review: America’s Fight Against COVID-19

Expert panelists delved into where America stands in public health a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped clinical care, state preparedness, and the individual consumer experience and shed light on promising frameworks and infrastructures being built today to protect Americans from a major public health emergency tomorrow. 

Post Election Symposium: Day 2

Sessions on Day 2 of the Post Election Symposium included a fireside chat with futurist Ian Morrison and leaders from the ground discussed the long-term vision for rebuilding the health system.

Post Election Symposium: Day 1

Sessions on Day 1 of the Post Election Symposium provided an analysis of the election results and potential impacts for health care and a discussion on the gaps in our health care system that COVID-19 exposed.

Post Election Symposium

November 16-17 | This virtual symposium will gather a range of experts after election day to discuss how the results could influence the health policy agenda in 2021 and beyond.

Day 2: Navigating the Current System

Day 2 of our Voice of the Patient Summit, a program of the 2020 Signature Series, will explore successful mechanisms to support patients navigate the current, highly complex health care system and foster independence in decision making.

Pandemic Flexibilities in Long-Term Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed both new and longstanding needs of long-term care patients. Experts will overview the recent changes, remaining gaps, and benefits and risks to long-term care patients, caregivers, providers, and payers.

Part I Briefing: COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

This is the final event in Part I of our Signature Series focusing on disruptors and transformers in health care. This briefing explored the manufacturing, distribution, delivery, and coverage approaches that will enable nationwide COVID-19 vaccine uptake.

A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

During this on-the-record briefing for reporters, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health provided insight into the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Fauci discussed the status of spread of the virus in the United States and highlighted progress toward successful treatments and vaccines.

An Expert Discussion on the Provider Relief Fund

During this webinar, panelists will address key questions such as: How has the relief fund been distributed to date among different health care entities? What is the financial impact of the pandemic for providers and what are the implications for access to health services? And, what factors should policymakers consider as they weigh additional options to support providers?

COVID-19 Webinar Series Session 20 – Tensions, Tradeoffs, and Takeaways: What’s at Stake for America 100 Days into the Pandemic  and Where We Go From Here

Just over 100 days have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency on March 13, 2020. The pandemic has led to sweeping ramifications throughout the American economy and society as a whole. During this interactive discussion, three preeminent health policy leaders will examine the lessons learned three months into the crisis and lay out considerations for decision-makers as they work to stem the tide of the pandemic and build a more resilient health care system.

COVID-19 Webinar Series Session 19 – Advancing Mental Health During the Pandemic and Beyond

During this webinar, panelists addressed the following learning goals: the short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 on mental health and well being; evidence-based interventions and promising technology to reach people where they are and improve outcomes; and sustainable solutions to address the mental health impact of COVID-19 and advance access to behavioral health services beyond the pandemic.

COVID-19 Webinar Series Session 17 – The Role of Medicaid

This webinar will explain the role of Medicaid in the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists will discuss financing challenges of the Medicaid program—the nation’s health care safety net—as more people become eligible for Medicaid coverage and demand for health services shifts.

Coronavirus and Health System Capacity: Prescription Drugs and Vaccines

With mandated lockdowns and social distancing guidelines in effect throughout the country, policymakers and public health professionals aim to identify other effective approaches to contain the spread of COVID-19. During this teleconference, experts will discuss the prescription drug supply chain, the progression of a COVID-19 vaccine, and the related infrastructure needs.