Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Healthcare seminar covers whether Cayman can handle a 2nd COVID-spike

Leadership Cayman 2020 hosted a seminar of Human Services and Healthcare at Health City Cayman Islands on Wednesday, September 16.

This was its second in-person seminar since the COVID-19 lockdown.

The seminar commenced with a presentation by Shomari Scott, Chief Business Officer at Health City on the services offered by the facility. This was complemented by a tour which allowed the Leadership Cayman class a unique behind the scenes view of critical aspects of the facility’s operations. 

The breakout sessions and panel discussion saw the group engaging in intense discussions about the state of Cayman’s readiness to manage a second spike in coronavirus cases when the border reopens; affordability of health care in the Cayman Islands; and the current and future role of health insurers in ensuring a system of accountability that discourages the inflation of the cost of services by healthcare providers. 

The panelists were Nellie Pouchie, Acting Chief Officer, Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing; Dr. Ravi Kishore Amancharla, Chief Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, Health City Cayman Islands; and Frances Patterson-Campbell, Claims Manager, Cayman First.

The seminar was organised by Sasha Rochester, a Leadership Cayman graduate, and Leadership Cayman 2020 class members, Joy Oremule and Kimberly Martin-McLean.

The Human Services and Health Care seminar sponsor was Cayman First, while Health City Cayman Islands was the venue sponsor.    

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