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How it Started vs. How it's Going: The Effect of the Public Health Emergency on Healthcare Today

The public health emergency resulted in many temporary changes and exceptions to how healthcare was managed. Now that the public health emergency has ended, healthcare must once again redefine itself by transitioning back to the traditional health care market. How have these changes affected today’s landscape of patient care? What positive changes are occurring and what challenges are we facing as a result this transition back to a pre-covid state.

Join CMSA Public Policy Chair, Susan Plough and guest panelists, Dr. Ronald Hirsch and transitions of care expert, Cheri Lattimer, as they discuss the post-pandemic status of healthcare and what changes have occurred already, and are in the process occurring including insurance, population health, access to care and telehealth and more.


  1. Explain the impact of the temporary healthcare policies on health outcomes post-pandemic.
  2. Define new healthcare policies in place today because of the public health emergency.
  3. Describe the emerging healthcare roles that will be critical to improved health outcomes moving forward.
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Earn 1 Hr CE:  CCM, RN, and SW

Dr. Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM, CHRI
Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN
Susan Plough, PHCNS-BC, MSN, CCM, Moderator