HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE -- SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 -- WASHINGTON DC: Alliance for Health Policy is excited to announce the final event in Part I of their 2020 Signature Series on disruptors and transformers in healthcare. This upcoming congressional briefing will address the "how-to" and policy implications of COVID-19 vaccine deployment in the US.
Congressional Briefing: COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment
September 30, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST
As the race for a COVID-19 vaccine approval continues, the need for a multi-stakeholder, national vaccine deployment strategy is becoming more urgent. With ambitious dose manufacturing goals and increased pressure to make COVID-19 vaccines accessible to everyone as quickly as possible, it is crucial to identify and understand potential challenges that our health care system will need to overcome. This briefing will explore the manufacturing, distribution, delivery, and coverage approaches that will enable nationwide COVID-19 vaccine uptake.
Panelists will discuss:
- Manufacturing and workforce infrastructure
- Equitable allocation strategy
- Payment and coverage tactics for approved COVID-19 vaccines
- Facilitators and barriers to a successful nationwide immunization deployment
Learn more and find additional resources here »
EXPERT PANELISTS INCLUDE
Esther Krofah, MPP
Executive Director, FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute
Richard Hughes, IV, JD, MPH
Managing Director and Vaccines and Preventive Services Leader, Avalere Health
Nicolette Louissaint, PhD
Executive Director, Healthcare Ready
Reed Tuckson, MD
Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections; Board Chair, Alliance for Health Policy (moderator)
This briefing is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Register today!