Dr. James Anthony presenting at the COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2

We are excited to announce that James Anthony, MD, FAAFP, and Debra McKee, of Harness Health Partners, will be speaking at the upcoming COVID-19 Virtual Summit 2 on December 8 and 9, 2020.

Topic

Surviving the Surge: SARS-CoV2 Testing

Overview

ARS-CoV-2 testing on campus has been a critical component for schools attempting to stay open during the fall term. This session will cover the basics of each type of SARS-CoV-2 test currently available, how and why two schools made the decisions they did and the lessons learned from those experiences.

After this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Develop the team needed to allow a safe return to school during a pandemic.
  • Describe the medical aspects of COVID-19 detection and prevention.
  • Discuss the detailed coordination and the communication necessary to successfully allow a return to campus/stay on the campus of a student population during a pandemic.

About Dr. James Anthony

James AnthonyDr. Anthony is the System Medical Director of Occupational Health for Bon Secours Mercy Health and Harness Health Partners. He is also the Medical Director of Occupational Health for Mercy Health Lorain.

Dr. Anthony began full-time work in Occupational Medicine in 1998. He is Board Certified in Family Practice, has special training in Occupational Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, and lectured throughout Ohio on occupational medicine and sports medicine. As a current member of the Health Care Quality Committee of the Ohio BWC, Dr. Anthony brings extensive experience in the care of Ohio injured workers.

With our new “COVID reality”, he has served as a clinical lead for the Harness Health Partners Occupational Medicine COVID-19 testing program and the Bon Secours Mercy Health program for returning our 60,000 associates back to work if COVID-19 is suspected.

Learn more about all the informative sessions at the COVID-19 Summit by visiting the ACHA website.

Register https://www.acha.org/COVIDSummit2.

 

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