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By ISQua Monday. Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19: Experiences from Seattle Children's Hospital Featured

Seattle Children Hospital's Interim Chief Medical Officer and leader of the hospital's COVID Emergency Command Center, Dr Ruth McDonald, Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Dr Danielle Zerr and Physician Director of Safety Event Review, Dr. Kristina Toncray joined us to discuss COVID-19 from a pediatrics point of view.

Seattle Children Hospital's Interim Chief Medical Officer and leader of the hospital's COVID Emergency Command Center, Dr Ruth McDonald, Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Dr Danielle Zerr and Physician Director of Safety Event Review, Dr. Kristina Toncray joined us to discuss COVID-19 from a pediatrics point of view.

 

This is the latest webinar in ISQua's COVID19 Series to spread Knowledge, build international Networks, and give you a Voice to share practice and experience.

 

Seattle Children’s Hospital experts in hospital operations, infectious diseases, and safety/quality shared their experiences from the front lines of the first epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.

 

Topics included:

  • the structure and function of the Emergency Operations Center;
  • communication of information to and from staff;
  • equipment and supply availability and management;
  • containment & mitigation strategies including testing and PPE; and
  • the explicit consideration of quality and reliability principles in the above work.

 

The session concluded with a Q & A with the panel.

 

Watch the recording now:

 

Covid19_SeattleCH_020420 from ISQua on Vimeo.

 

 

Dr. Ruth McDonald: Vice President, Interim Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Incident Commander for the Emergency Operations Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital

 

Dr. Danielle Zerr: Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Washington Department of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Seattle Children’s Hospital

 

Dr. Kristina Toncray: Associate Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, University of Washington Department of Pediatrics; Physician Director of Safety Event Review, Seattle Children’s Hospital

  

Please visit ISQua’s COVID-19 Research Page for up to date research, recordings, information and guidance from around the world. We are constantly updating this resource. 

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