Who Gets Care in a Crisis?
A Bloomberg Equality Virtual Briefing
As the United States emerges as the latest epicenter of the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, a spotlight has been put on the challenges of equitable care in the U.S. healthcare system. While coronaviruses do not discriminate by wealth or privilege, access to adequate healthcare in the best of times is uneven, and the COVID-19 crisis is pushing capacities in many locations to their limits.
How can we ensure those without adequate insurance receive equitable access and treatment during this pandemic? How are decisions being made on where to deploy precious medical assets? We will hear from leaders on the frontlines of health care, government and policy on what can be done to protect and serve some of our most vulnerable in our population.
April 16 - Thursday
Bloomberg Equality Virtual Briefing: Who Gets Care in a Crisis?
We will hear from leaders on the frontlines of health care, government and policy on what can be done to protect and serve some of our most vulnerable in our population.
Mayors on the Pandemic Frontlines
Setting Healthcare Policy in a Time of Crisis
The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (2009–2014), Governor of Kansas (2003–2009)
Caring for the World's Most Vulnerable
President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
The Honorable Jenny A. DurkanMayor Seattle
The Honorable Lori E. LightfootMayor Chicago
David MilibandPresident and CEO International Rescue Committee
The Honorable Kathleen SebeliusU.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (2009–2014) Governor of Kansas (2003–2009)
Jason KellyCo-Anchor, Bloomberg Businessweek Bloomberg Television and Radio
Carol MassarCo-Anchor Bloomberg Businessweek Bloomberg Television and Radio
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