emergency preparedness

This Week is EMS Week

Amelia Marceau
May 20, 2020

Now, more than ever, we need to recognize and appreciate the dedication of first responders, in particular our emergency medical...

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Will Summer Heatwaves Hurt Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19?

Mary Kate McGrath
May 20, 2020

In the United States, heat-related illness kills more people each year than any other weather-related event, according to the Center...

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What are the Top COVID-19 Response Costs?

Mary Kate McGrath
May 20, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is putting an economic strain on communities across the United States, as leaders struggle to balance the...

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Policy Changes for Remote Telehealth Communications during COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Tara Gibson
May 19, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services have announced policy changes for...

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Phase 2 Coronavirus: What Will It Look Like and How Communities Can Prepare

Mary Kate McGrath
May 13, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has posed unique challenges to states and territories across the United States, as the novel...

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Why Nobody Really Knows the Long Term Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

Tara Gibson
May 13, 2020

According to multiple sources, children who are exposed to domestic violence are more likely to experience emotional, mental, and...

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Managing Building Security Amid Closures

Mary Kate McGrath
May 11, 2020

In March, college and university campuses across the United States halted in person classes, shuttering on campus facilities, sending...

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Could Technology Help Solve the Challenges Around Medical Surveillance?

Adam Eisenman
May 06, 2020

Many states are turning to contact tracing and medical surveillance methods to help understand and minimize the spread of COVID-19....

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Crisis Preparedness and Planning: Getting Your Organization on Board Webinar Recap

Tara Gibson
May 05, 2020

As everybody adjusts to the “new normal” of stay-at-home orders, remote work, and social distancing, businesses and organizations have...

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Alleviating Inbound Call Volume for SNAP Benefit Programs, Housing, and Unemployment Offices

Tara Gibson
April 29, 2020

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic has taken the world by surprise. It’s fast spread from country to country has impacted...

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Keeping Employees Safe When They Work in the Office Out of Office Hours

Tara Gibson
April 28, 2020

Earlier this year, a company executive was fatally stabbed while working at their company’s headquarters on a Sunday afternoon. With...

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How Emergency Preparedness Notification Tools Can Aid Patient Family Communications

Mary Kate McGrath
April 28, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has posed a unique communication challenge for hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities....

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