Illuminate the progress and successes of efforts underway to establish local, state, and regional standards of care protocols.
What have been some of the barriers in establishing protocols?
What solutions have been developed to operationalize standards of care protocols?
Improve regional efforts by facilitating a dialogue and coordination among neighboring jurisdictions.
Discuss the roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder community in the development and implementation of standards of care protocols, including officials from state and local health departments and providers.
Examine what resources, guidelines, and expertise have been used to establish standards of care protocols, including legal and ethical expertise that has been used to establish standards of care protocols.
Identify and discuss resource requirements that will be necessary from federal, state, and regional authorities to advance and accelerate the establishment of standards of care protocols.
DEAN ALLEN SPIEGEL, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
JAMES J. JAMES, American Medical Association
Irvine, Orlando, New York, Chicago
SALLY PHILLIPS, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Workshop Chair