Intensive Care Delivery for COVID-19: Experience from Hospital Settings
WHAT: Intensive Care Delivery for COVID-19: Experience from Hospital Settings. The webinar convened three experts from Asia, Europe and the Americas with extensive experience in intensive care services and clinical management of COVID-19.
WHY IT IS IMPORTANT:
The COVID-19 pandemic has put extraordinary pressure on health workers, frontline staff, hospital administrators and emergency managers, while creating unprecedented challenges for the reorganization and progressive expansion of health services in countries around the world. As the pandemic evolves and countries scale up their efforts, it is critical for decision-makers and the hospital management community to strengthen health services in order to ensure timely response capacity, including in the organization, staffing and infrastructure of Intensive Care Units (ICU).
Objective: To review the experiences and challenges in hospital settings and ICUs in the management of COVID-19 patients.
- Dr. Bin Du, Chief Doctor of MICU, Peking Union Medical College Hospital. China.
- Dr. Marcio Borges Sa, Multidisciplinar Sepsis Unit, Intensive Care Medicine. Son Llatzer University Hospital. Palma de Mallorca Spain.
- Dr. Javier Perez-Fernandez, Medical Director, Critical Care Services, Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Florida. United States of America.
Pan American Health Organization
- Dr. James Fitzgerald, Director of the Department of Health Systems and Services, PAHO/WHO
- Dr. Amalia Del Riego, Unit Chief, Health Services and Access, PAHO/WHO
- Dr. Ludovic Reveiz, Clinical management working group of the PAHO COVID-19 Incident Management System