"Hope for the Best, but Plan for the Worst": Health System Advice on Natural Disasters (AJMC) - InnovaCare Health
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“Hope for the Best, but Plan for the Worst”: Health System Advice on Natural Disasters (AJMC)

By Christina Mattina

After natural disasters like wildfires in California and hurricanes in Puerto Rico, leaders from an integrated healthcare system and a health plan spoke at the AHIP Institute & Expo to share their first-hand lessons on how businesses can continue their operations when disaster strikes.

Richard Shinto, MD, MBA, president and CEO of InnovaCare Health and MMM Holdings, which offers health plans in Puerto Rico, explained that emergency preparedness is an important consideration for insurers, not just care providers, because “payers support the providers, and if we’re not structurally sound, there could be some real consequences.”

Follow the link to read the story: www.ajmc.com/conferences/ahip-2018/hope-for-the-best-but-plan-for-the-worst-health-system-advice-on-natural-disasters