March 18, 2020: This interview continues the series of interviews we are having with health system executives where they share what their plans are for COVID-19 preparedness. Our guest for this conversation is Dr. Stacey Johnston from Jacksonville Baptist Health and she is joining us to shed some light on the collaborative and community-driven regional operation they are running in the five counties of their jurisdiction. We hear about the measures that are being put in place such as a drive-through testing center and telemedicine consultations. Dr. Johnston also sketches out the project from an operations standpoint, talking about how they are managing communications between all the moving pieces and keeping everybody in the loop from one day to another. We also hear about the protocol that they have organized from the moment of testing to assessing the results, informing the patient and finally on to treatment. What Dr. Johnston and her team have managed in terms of quick scaling and getting all willing hands involved is astounding, so tune in to hear the details.
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