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    Virtual Event

    The New Normal—Medical Miracles: How Chicago’s Healthcare System Keeps COVID-19 Under Control

    This program is the second chapter in our series "The New Normal," which brings together leaders across Chicago industries to explore the impact of Covid-19 on the Windy City.

    Friday, Jun 05, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM @ Virtual Event
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    Innovating Health Solutions to COVID-19
    Holly Copeland
    Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability & Impact, Horizon Therapeutics
    Lolly Bowean
    Media & Storytelling Program Officer, The Field Foundation
    Dana Edelson
    President & Co-Founder, AgileMD; Executive Medical Director for Rescue Care and Resiliency, the University of Chicago
    Roxanne Spurlark
    Assistant Director of Advanced Practice Nursing, DePaul College of Science and Health
    Betsy Ziegler
    CEO, 1871

    ***In deference to the importance of the June 3 panel discussion "Reimagining Policing in the Wake of Continued Police Violence," featuring former President Barack Obama and other national leaders, we are postponing our event until Friday, June 5. Stay tuned for more details.***

    In New York, Spain, and Italy, coronavirus swamped hospitals, depleted supplies of vital equipment, and exposed healthcare workers to the ravages of a virus that no one has ever confronted before.

    But Chicago’s healthcare industry has largely managed to avoid the worst effects of Covid-19, with a healthy degree of ICU capacity, open beds, and sufficient PPE to go around. 

    In this special virtual program, we’re bringing together the innovators and decision-makers on Chicago’s frontlines to understand how the Windy City responded to the threat of a global health crisis with such fortitude. Examining the unique partnership of medical professionals and entrepreneurial collaborations, we’re taking a deep dive on the city’s response to the pandemic to understand what went well and what needs to be done in the future to prevent the system from becoming overrun.

    For Access to the event, copy and paste the following link into your browser at showtime: https://www.chicagoideas.com/watch-medical-miracles. Reservation is required, although no ticket will be needed. Please email us at tickets@chicagoideas.com with any questions.

    When
    Friday, Jun 05, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    Where
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    1, Chicago, IL 66060
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