Brian Lane, President & CEO, The Center for Health Affairs, Dr. Akram Boutros, President & CEO, The MetroHealth System
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for healthcare leaders who are supporting caregivers and other health professionals through this unparalleled crisis. In this episode, Brian Lane, president and CEO of The Center for Health Affairs, sits down for a one-on-one conversation with Dr. Akram Boutros, president and CEO of The MetroHealth System, a nationally ranked nonprofit public health system in Cleveland, Ohio. Their conversation topics tackle complex issues such as initial COVID-19 response efforts, crisis management, contingency planning, staff wellness and combatting pandemic-related burnout.
As the leading advocate for Northeast Ohio hospitals, The Center for Health Affairs works with MetroHealth and other member hospitals to increase the efficiency of healthcare delivery and improve the health of the community at a regional level. For decades, The Center and MetroHealth have had a special relationship rooted in collaboration and public health advocacy.