The effects of decentralization in times of pandemic

Aug 31, 2020

The pandemic continues to remind us of how truly connected we are. In the United States, the arrival of COVID-19, first on the East Coast, made it possible for the West Coast to better prepare through an effective information network. Dieter R. Enzmann, MD and Chair of the Department of Radiology at UCLA, shares his experiences throughout the pandemic from his Los Angeles hospital, and how the disruption of elective procedures has been managed.

In this podcast, Dieter R. Enzmann, MD and Chair of the Department of Radiology at UCLA, reflects on the lessons he draws from the learning curves in California and at University of California. Through his experiences he believes that the interaction of future healthcare innovations, the concept of punctuated equilibrium, and the decentralization of healthcare are key elements that will shape our future approach to the pandemic.

Managing Board Member Christoph Zindel, MD is talking to well-known experts in the healthcare industry around the globe to find out which strategies are particularly effective in the fight against COVID-19, which challenges still lie ahead, and what our new normal might look like one day.

Dive into the latest podcast in our series to learn more.

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