Healthcare roundtable

UCI Medical Center in Orange. U.S. News & World Report has listed the 417-bed acute care hospital among America’s Best Hospitals for 19 consecutive years. … Chad T. Lefteris, UCI Health: “Advancing knowledge to protect our patients and the community in the face of new and existing public health threats is part of the UCI Health mission. Our infectious disease and epidemiology experts are leaders in the fight to control COVID-19 in Orange County. UCI Health launched Southern California’s first National Institutes of Health therapeutic COVID-19 trial with the drug remdesivir and our medical center’s operations team has helped institutions around the county to prepare to meet expected surges of sick patients.”