Preparedness Tools

  • Electronic Health Records Prove to be Invaluable After Crisis

    By Nicole Lurie, Dr. Farzad Mostashari Health IT Buzz Blog On May 22, a devastating tornado struck Joplin, Mo., killing…

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  • In the Wake of Hurricane Sandy: Health IT 1, Paper Records 0

    By Brett Coughlin Health IT Buzz Blog Many people in New York and New Jersey have much to be thankful…

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  • Disaster Preparation and Recovery

    Preparing for a disaster can reduce the fear, anxiety and losses that disasters cause. A disaster can be a natural…

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  • SARS in Hospital Emergency Room

    Yee-Chun Chen, Li-Min Huang, Chang-Chuan Chan, Chan-Ping Su, Shan-Chwen Chang, Ying-Ying Chang, Mei-Ling Chen, Chien-Ching Hung, Wen-Jone Chen, Fang-Yue Lin,…

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  • Hospital All-Risk Emergency Preparedness in Ghana

    By ID Norman, M Aikins, FN Binka, KM Nyarko Abstract Introduction: Ghana needs a realistic national hospital and medical emergency…

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  • Emergency Departments in Crisis: Opportunities for Research

    Carolyn M Clancy Health Services Research Although large-scale events such as the September 11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina have heightened…

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  • Hospital Emergency Preparedness: Push-POD Operation and Pharmacists as Immunizers

    Veltri K, Yaghdjian V, Morgan-Joseph T, Prlesi L, Rudnick E Abstract Objective: To describe Montefiore Medical Center’s participation in a…

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  • Defining Disaster: The Emergency Department Perspective

    Joseph Zibulewsky Abstract Thou shalt be visited by the Lord of hosts with thunder, and with earthquakes and great noise,…

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  • Hospital All-Risk Emergency Preparedness in Ghana

    Norman ID, Aikins M, Binka FN, Nyarko KM Abstract Objective: This paper assessed the emergency preparedness programs of health facilities…

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  • Assessing Levels of Hospital Emergency Preparedness

    Adini B, Goldberg A, Laor D, Cohen R, Zadok R, Bar-Dayan Y Abstract Introduction: Emergency preparedness can be defined by…

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