Action Institute

Preparing for the Next Pandemic Begins Now

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:19pm

This is one of several recommendations to help combat the current pandemic and prepare for future health crises outlined in the AAMC's The Way Forward Starts Now: Lessons from COVID-19 .

Key Points: 
  • This is one of several recommendations to help combat the current pandemic and prepare for future health crises outlined in the AAMC's The Way Forward Starts Now: Lessons from COVID-19 .
  • "The severity of this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic was avoidable," Grover said.
  • "Federal leadershipwith state and local cooperationcould implement many of these recommendations within the next few months and years.
  • Federal and state government relaxation of regulatory restrictions on clinical care -- regulatory, licensing, and billing requirements -- during a national emergency.