Lessons learned in responding to COVID-19

March 12, 2020 Amy Compton-Phillips

Chief clinical officer, Amy Compton Phillips, M.D., lays out a roadmap to help providers, leaders and communities be ready.

Providence has rapidly mobilized for action to address the current COVID-19 outbreak in Washington state and across the West Coast. Dr. Compton-Phillips shared our organizational learnings and experiences via video conference on March 11.

Using the experience of serving at ground zero of the COVID-19 epidemic, Dr. Compton-Phillips talks about how Providence has created a roadmap to rapidly mobilize for action. Strategies in the roadmap include:

·       Preparing ahead for possible scenarios

·       Steps to move rapidly from planning to action

·       Synthesizing the science into fear-reducing messages

·       Game changers in technology that differentiate the response to this epidemic

Watch the video presentation Dr. Compton-Phillips delivered as part virtual HIMSS 2020 conference:

In pursuit of Health for a Better World, Providence is sharing these insights to help other providers, communities and leaders be ready when to address pandemic such as COVID-19. 


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About the Author

Amy Compton-Phillips, M.D., is an internationally respected healthcare executive, innovator, speaker and author serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Providence. She is responsible for improving health, care and value outcomes delivered by the 51 hospitals, 800+ clinics, and 115,000 caregivers of the $25 billion health system.

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