crisis communication

How Schools Are Making Emergencies Less Scary for Children with Disabilities

K-12 schools across the United States are putting lots of funding and training into school safety and keeping students, staff, and...

Recent Events are Sparking Debates on Domestic Terrorism

Tara Gibson
October 16, 2019

Recently, mass shootings have been plaguing the United States claiming the lives of innocent people, injuring many, and impacting the...

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Questions to Ask When Researching a Clinical Preparedness Notification Tool

Tara Gibson
October 08, 2019

Whereas most healthcare organizations are familiar with HIPAA requirements for protecting personally identifiable information, CMS’...

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What to Know About the Florida School Safety Database

Tara Gibson
September 26, 2019

In wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland last year, the Florida Department of Education rolled out the new Florida School...

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OSHA Issued Wildfire Policy For Corporations

Mary Kate McGrath
September 24, 2019

In 2018, California struggled to provide appropriate emergency response to residents during an unprecedented wildfire season. Multiple...

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The Difference between a Nurse Calling System and a Mass Notification System in Senior Care Facilities

Tara Gibson
September 17, 2019

Nurse calling systems and mass notification systems in senior care facilities differ widely in their purposes; but, as both types of...

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When Does a Planned School Shooting Become Illegal?

Mary Kate McGrath
September 05, 2019

A recent case in Vermont has raised the question of when does a planned school shooting become illegal. In 2018, Jack Sawyer, a...

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Keeping Employees Safe During National Preparedness Month and Beyond

Andrea Lebron
September 03, 2019

Our new whitepaper “How to Keep Employees Safe When Every Second Counts” has been produced to coincide with National Preparedness...

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8 Things to Look for When Evaluating Mass Notification Systems for Healthcare

Andrea Lebron
September 03, 2019

Healthcare organizations can save a considerable amount of time by considering eight things to look for when evaluating mass...

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Severe Weather Alert Templates Businesses Should Be Using

Amelia Marceau
August 27, 2019

Severe weather events in the United States are inevitable. Preparing your business for any type of emergency can be difficult, but the...

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Reauthorization of PAPHPA Increases Disaster Preparedness Support for Hospitals

Andrea Lebron
August 27, 2019

The recent reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) provides additional support for medical facilities...

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How Company Campus Security Teams Can Combat Avoidable Threats

Andrea Lebron
August 20, 2019

Due to the volume and variety of threats to people and property in the workplace, developing a company campus security strategy that...

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A Day in the Life of a Hospital Emergency Manager

Samantha Hoppe
August 20, 2019

Hospitals are a critical part of an emergency. But how do medical centers remain operational when disaster strikes? Hospital emergency...

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