Author archive for CDPH Team

  • The Great California ShakeOut

    With earthquakes as an inevitable part of our future, healthcare partners should make plans and take actions to ensure that…

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  • FCC Adopts Rule to Allow Hospital Use of Amateur Radios during Disaster Drills

    Consistent with the blanket waiver request submitted by the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Federal Communication Commission has adopted an…

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  • AHRQ Tool for Evaluating Core Elements of Hospital Disaster Drills

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Hospitals must be prepared to respond to public health emergencies that that may…

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  • 2014 CHA Disaster Planning Conference Recap

    2014 CHA Disaster Planning Conference More than 800 people — including hospital staff, local, state and federal officials – gathered…

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  • Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

    The Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) provides a set of guiding principles for exercise programs, as well as…

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  • Active Shooter Event Response: Interactive Tabletop Exercise (UCSD)

    University of California, San Diego   Click to download.  Master Scenario Events List  Injects A1 – A6    Injects…

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  • Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities

      The Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Health Care Facilities was developed jointly by the Centers for…

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  • NIMS Implementation Objectives

    Hospital Compliance Tracking This updated document reflects upcoming changes which will take place on July 1, 2012. This tool was…

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  • NIMS Hospital FAQ

    All hospitals and healthcare systems receiving Federal preparedness and response grants, contracts or cooperative agreements (e.g., Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program,…

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  • Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)

    Improving Access to Disaster Health Information The core purpose of the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) is to develop…

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