Webinar: A Sickle Cell Disease Status Report: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. ET , Sep 23, 2021


As many as 100,000 people in the US live with sickle cell disease, multiple sclerosis which can lead to many health problems, chronic conditions, and premature death. These differences are deep in race and ethnicity, with the disease appearing in nearly 1 in 365 black newborns spreading to other parts of the world.

What is the latest breakthrough and better understanding in fighting this disease? How can hospitals and community care workers work together to serve the children and adults involved? In this webinar, hear about pain treatment for sickle cell disease, efforts to increase attention to the disease, and how to prevent overeating. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and listen to lectures on how to impact their communities.

This webinar is part of Tomorrow’s Health, a program developed by US News & World News for hospital and healthcare executives as well as other industry leaders to discuss priorities, best practices, and insights for the future of the national health system and care delivery.