How Did State Governor Directives Change Healthcare Workforce Flexibility in Response to COVID-19?

Presenters

  • Margaret Ziemann, MPH

    Senior Research Scientist, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

  • Julia Strasser, DrPH, MPH

    Senior Research Associate, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

Topics

COVID-19, Policy, Workforce Demand

Description

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic created significant surges in patients and shortages of medical staff , supplies, and space. In times of heightened population health needs, the health workforce must have the ability to respond quickly and efficiently without legal restrictions.

This webinar examines governor-issued executive orders that expanded scope-of-practice or reduced regulatory barriers for out-of-state healthcare practitioners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration

44 minutes

Event Date

November 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm EDT