Posts tagged with ‘Emergency’

  • Regional Emergency Coordinators Overview

    Regional Emergency Coordinators (RECs) serve as ASPR’s primary representatives throughout the country at the regional level. Building relationships with federal,…

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  • Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act

    The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services…

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  • Model Hospital Mutual Aid MOU

    The mutual aid support concept is well established and is considered “standard of care” in most emergency response disciplines. The…

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  • Hazards Vulnerability Analysis

    Hospitals are required to conduct and annually review their Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA). The HVA provides a systematic approach to recognizing…

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  • Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors

    What is it? Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors is a coordinated effort to ensure that…

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  • Emergency Management Principles and Practices for Healthcare Systems

      Emergency Management Principles and Practices Unit 1: The Emergency Management Program Emergency Management Principles and Practices Unit 2:…

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  • A State Survey of Emergency Department Preparedness for the Care of Children in a Mass Casualty Event

    Thompson T, Lyle K, Mullins SH, Dick R, Graham J Abstract Objective: The Institute of Medicine has issued two reports…

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  • Annual Bed Statistics Give a Misleading Picture of Hospital Surge Capacity

    DeLia D Abstract Objective: Describe how annual hospital surge capacity is affected by within-year variation in patient volume and bed…

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  • Hospital Emergency Surge Capacity: An Empiric New York Statewide Study

    Kanter RK, Moran JR Abstract Objective: National policy for emergency preparedness calls for hospitals to accommodate surges of 500 new…

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  • Hospital Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles County

    Amy H. Kaji, MD, MPH, Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD ABSTRACT Background: There are no standardized measures of hospital disaster…

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