Infusion therapy centers (ITCs) are clinical settings, typically located within hospitals and operated by a set a specialized staff, offering specialized services related to infusion therapy. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, it became clear to Mayo Clinic leadership that a separate space would be needed for infusion therapy of COVID-positive patients. Rapid development of a dedicated physical infrastructure was essential to circumvent the logistical challenges of caring for contagious patients, while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements and ensuring the safety of other immunocompromised patients and healthcare staff. Health systems engineers were enlisted to help develop, deploy, and diffuse a solution. Join those health systems engineers Karen Reinschmidt, Danny Whipple, David Ring, Kelly Sullivan and host Jodi Grimm for part two as they continue their discussion on the rapid structure and deployment of this vital resource.
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