The Nashville Health Care Council COVID-19 Readiness Team is a forum for industry leaders and a hub for others to receive information, which will help with the important decisions that will need to be made throughout the health care industry both in Nashville and nationally. The Council has decided to make the Readiness Team calls available for Council members, in hopes that this  information will be invaluable for your company during this time. 

Readiness Team virtual meetings

May 28, 2020 Readiness Team Call

Speakers: Dr. Bill Schaffner, Professor, Preventive Medicine Health Policy
Professor Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical College.

May 21, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: Dr. Alex Jahangir, M.D. – Chair, Metro Nashville Coronavirus Taskforce. Kevie Mikus, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Regional Practice Leader Human Resources & Compensation Consulting for Gallagher. Martina Young, Regional Practice Leader Human Resources & Compensation Consulting for Gallagher

May 14, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: Monica Schoch-Spana, PHD, Senior Scholar, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Fahad Tahir, President and CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas Midtown and Saint Thomas West Hospitals. 

May 7, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speaker: Dr. Veronica Mallett, Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, and Dean, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College.

April 30, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: Dr. Eric Toner, Senior Scholar and Senior Scientist for the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Molly Cate, Founding Partner and Chief Innovation Officer, Jarrard, Phillips Cate & Hancock. David Jarrard, President and CEO of Jarrard, Phillips Cate & Hancock.

April 23, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: Dr. Glen Lewis, Associate Vice President, Research and Development Strategy, Santa Fe. Dr. Kelli Moore, President, Vaccine Advisor; Associate Director, Immunization, Education and Action Coalition; Adjunct Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

April 16, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: Dr. Lisa Koonin, Senior Advisor, Health Care Systems Coordination Team, Centers for Disease Control.  Becky Stoll, Pandemic Preparedness Unit, Centerstone. 

April 9, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Perlin, M.D., President of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare.

April 2, 2020 Readiness Team Call 

Speakers: William Schaffner, M.D., Professor, Preventive Medicine Health Policy Professor Division of Infectious Diseases. Christopher Rhem, Chief Medical Officer, LifePoint Health.