During this insightful session, led by Mr. Taylor and Dr. Cohn, participants will learn:
- Preparing for Disasters: What C-suite executives need to know and do before disaster strikes
- Engaging physicians to participate in disaster planning: lessons learned and pitfalls to avoid
- Reducing the impact of disasters via our planning, choices, decisions, and actions
Mr. Carl Taylor
Carl Taylor is the former Assistant Dean of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Director of the Center for Strategic Health Innovation (CSHI) and Director of the National Center for Disaster Medical Response. Currently, he is Vice President at Independent Living Systems (ILS). ILS is a participant in managed long-term care efforts nationally. He is also a Founding Partner and Executive Director of the Fraser Institute for Health Research, a New Jersey research firm engaged in using knowledge to develop new tools to understand risk in healthcare and disasters. Carl has been the Principal Investigator on over forty contracts and grants for health research and disaster preparedness including the operation of the Advanced Regional Response Training Center.
To the best of his knowledge, Dr. Cohn is the only practicing general surgeon/MBA in the US who speaks, consults, writes, and teaches about physician-hospital relations. Using real-life stories from his work in 42 states, he demonstrates ways that collaboration improves retention and clinical and financial outcomes. His four books, Better Communication for Better Care, Collaborate for Success, The Business of Healthcare, and Getting It Done, have sold over 5,000 copies. Dr. Cohn has been mentoring physicians in leadership development over a decade, finding that they enjoy learning from a fellow practicing physician.