April 15, 2020
A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call on April 16 from 1-2 p.m. (CT) will provide an overview of the importance of mortality data, discuss the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Vital Statistics Reporting Guidance document for those who may need to certify a death involving COVID-19, and present a summary of COVID-19 surveillance. Ways to access the call and more details can be found here.
Another COCA call takes place on April 17 from 1-2 p.m. on COVID-19 Insights from Healthcare Systems. During this call, presenters will discuss the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare systems in the U.S., including key successes and challenges from the hospital response perspective. More details on how to access the call are available here.
Project ECHO is hosting a national grand rounds webinar on April 16 at 11 a.m. to discuss emergency management resources and information that can be utilized to improve effective hospital and emergency department function during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register here.
On Monday, April 20 Project ECHO will host a clinical rounds webinar with EMS providers from across the country to discuss challenges faced in the COVID-19 response and what can be done to enhance patient care and emergency operations. Register here.