2021 American Hospital Federation Trade Show & Conference

Three members of the Foley-Monica Chmielewski healthcare team, Jana Kolarik and Lori Rubin attended the American Hospital Federation (FAH) Trade Show Conference June 6-8, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. This workshop is seen as one of the premier healthcare events geared towards theme-focused healthcare events and access to related topics and topics. The event is attended by hospital buyers and hospital providers from across the country, including GPUs, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), and retailers, including medical device companies, oxygen providers, and pharmaceutical companies. The main points of the conference are described in detail below:

• Data responses are required for early warning signs that a drug, drug, or product is beginning to have a higher grade level. The GPOs want to increase services and grants to help hospitals in the region go beyond traditional marketing.

• Consideration should be given to how to improve stocks of essential items in an emergency. Understand the goods needed so that importers can direct the items to where they are most needed; however, there are problems with employers’ intentions to involve their first patients. Competition (and anti-competitive) problems also present obstacles to data exchange.

Telehealth had amazing growth last year with many long-distance visits; challenges such as monitoring the results of telehealth visits and some challenges in patient identification. With the advent of telehealth, research teams believe that the need for the Internet is a key factor.

• Many hospital leaders focus on equitable healthcare in their communities.

• Healthcare workers experience high levels of fatigue, anxiety, and depression.

• GPOs focus on competitive pricing for consumable and competitive products, but some GPOs also address customer needs for purchased services rather than laundry, laundry services, and so on.

Monday’s discussion focused on the response of the federal and state governments to businesses, GPOs, IDNs, retailers, and hospital delivery systems during the acute phase of COVID-19 infection and teaching the lessons learned and lists for later destruction. Security experts, including heads of hospitals, GPO executives, and device executives, have expressed their hope to improve understanding and analysis of data during emergencies or in the short term when there is demand for certain products. They discussed the introduction of early warning systems to address future needs, minimize delays through increased growth and delivery, data solutions to save resources, and the urgent need for federal / government assistance. Teams worry about the difference between how to treat a hospital without money and profits.

Increase the debate on telehealth and cybersecurity, focusing on expanding patient access to telehealth, improving telehealth visits, the challenges of telehealth detection and analysis, and telehealthcare to classify sick patients. There were also important discussions about caring for health equity in the capital, focusing on investing and investing in the next “post-COVID” era. Health officials were also on the topic of discussion, as well as speakers covering a wide range of topics, from the heroes of the disease, the global shortage of nurses, and the amount of anxiety, depression, and fatigue in health workers. Health. One session covered the effects of COVID-19 on disease management, including changes in management regimens to reduce the risk of infection, delay or cancel work leading to worse outcomes in patients with chronic conditions, as well as the duration of the effect of COVID-19 patients. . Next time, led by three (3) different GPOs, discuss purchased services (not what) in the infectious disease world and the costs and issues associated with them.

Finally, the conference focused on the forecast and the current political situation in Washington, D.C. including the impact on employees, suppliers, and manufacturers.