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Micro Session

Emergency Rooms at the Epicenter

Sat May 4, 2024 | 2:20pm
Micro Session Stage

United States

Our emergency rooms have transformed into epicenters of care for the overlapping crises of homelessness, substance-use disorder and mental health conditions. Washington State Hospitals Association’s Darcy Jaffe and Challenge Seattle’s Stephanie Formas will discuss potential solutions to the issue to better support patients and hospitals.

Sponsored session from Washington State Hospitals Association

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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