Senior Living 100 Monthly Think Tank Agenda: July 15
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COVID-19 "Second Wave" Forecast
Wednesday, July 15 | 4:00 - 5:15 PM EDT | Register
Senior Living 100 will present a freshly updated forecast of the Coronavirus and its potential impact on the U.S. healthcare system. Multiple sectors will be on this call – health systems, skilled nursing, home care and senior living.
- Will we see a pronounced second wave or multiple waves?
- With several states seeing big increases in infections in early June, are we seeing the beginning of a serious national wave, or regional waves?
- Have we learned any effective public health tools other than lockdowns?
- What is more likely, alternating increasing and decreasing waves of COVID, or a “steady burn”?
- What is our current daily death rate of about 1,000 per day likely to be on September 1? Jan. 1?
- What is our best guess on widespread vaccine deployment date?
We will also “game out” the healthcare impacts of a serious return of COVID:
- Do we think consumers will again massively postpone hospital elective surgeries?
- Can operators mitigate patient anxiety through proactive messaging and branding?
- Are operators still at big infection control risk if there is another serious wave? If so, what can they do now to better master infection control?
- How do you best “contingency plan” with a major COVID risk still present this fall/winter?
- How likely is the U.S. to do versus other countries over the 12 months?
- Is testing and contact tracing still part of the U.S. public health response?
- Will we see big variability in states’ ability to control COVID?
- David Ellis, Founder & President, Senior Living 100
- Vin Gupta, MD, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences, Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation (IHMaE)
- James Lawler, Director, International Programs and Innovation, Global Center for Health Security, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- Irwin Redlener, MD, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Earth Institute, Columbia University
- Eric Toner, MD, Senior Scholar, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
This call will be recorded for distribution to our database of healthcare leadership. Your participation in this conference call serves as express consent to be recorded.