This month, D CEO Healthcare hosted a virtual panel discussing health system executives’ approaches to managing hospitals during the pandemic. The panel included three local executives who recently discussed the unique challenges, efforts to support their employees, and collaboration across networks to serve communities best.
The panelists were Erol Akdamar, President of Medical City Healthcare; Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; and James Scoggin Jr., CEO of Methodist Health System.
Continue reading about some of the healthcare leaders’ most insightful takeaways below.
Scoggin on the lessons he learned while running a hospital during the pandemic:
“We learned timely, transparent, sincere and earnest communications to our staff. We had to extend a lot of grace in this process, and we had to be extended a lot of grace in this process. It has been really gratifying and impressive to see how the health systems supported each other and collaborated. There