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Barlow, R.  Financials stalling outbreak of disaster planning efforts.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  28(11):10-12, Nov. 2004.

Belmont, E., and others.  Emergency preparedness, response & recovery checklist:  beyond the emergency management plan.  Journal of Health Law.  37(4):503-565, Fall 2004.

Braun, B., and others.  Hospital bioterrorism preparedness linkages with the community:  improvements over time.  American Journal of Infection Control.  32(6):317-326, Oct. 2004.

Surge Capacity-Education and Training for a Qualified Workforce.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Oct. 2004. 

Cohen, H., Gould, R., and Sidel, V. The pitfalls of bioterrorism preparedness:  the anthrax and smallpox experiences.  American Journal of Public Health.  94(10):1667-1671, Oct. 2004.

Vickery, K.  Florida facilities down but not out.  Provider.  30(10):65-70, Oct. 2004.

Are you prepared for bioterrorism?  Healthcare Purchasing News.  28(10):26, Oct. 2004.

Are you prepared for a full-scale evacuation?  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(10):1-2, Oct. 2004.

Q&A:  focus on hospital emergency management.  Emergency Management.  3(10):10-11, Oct. 2004.

When disaster strikes:  treating patients when your department shuts down.  ED Management.  16(10):109-111, Oct. 2004.

Space, staff concerns in ED surge capacity plans.  ED Management.  16(10):112-113, Oct. 2004.

ED managers should interface with community.  ED Management.  16(10):113-114, Oct. 2004.

Hardaway, R.  "This is no drill": Pearl Harbor as a mass-casualty event.  Bulletin.  89(9):21-26, Sept. 2004.

Bernard, S., and McGeehin, M.  Municipal heat wave response plans.  American Journal of Public Health.  94(9):1520-1522, Sept. 2004.

"Be prepared" more than a motto for hospitals in hurricane path; supplies, evac plans ready.  Health Care Strategic Management.  22(9):4, Sept. 2004.

Build a user-friendly disaster plan.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(8):1, 4-5, Aug. 2004.

Neil, R.  Partners in preparedness.  Materials Management in Health Care.  13(8):19-21, Aug. 2004.

Murphy, J.  After 9/11:  priority focus areas for bioterrorism preparedness in hospitals.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  49(4):227-235, Juyl/Aug.  2004.

Illinois to deploy satellite-based health warning systemiHealth Beat.  July 12, 2004.

Locate Alternate Care Sites During an Emergency: Rocky Mountain Regional Care Model for Bioterrorist Events.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2004.

The Joint Commission is watching:  is your disaster response plan in order?  ED Management.  16(7):73-75, July 2004.

Ten ways to get the most of your emergency drills.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(7):1-3, July 2004.

Martin, W.  Legal and public policy responses of states to bioterrorism.  American Journal of Public Health.  94(7):1093-1096, July 2004.

Wynia, M., and Gostin, L.  Ethical challenges in preparing for bioterrorism:  barriers within the health care system.  American Journal of Public Health.  94(7):1096-1102, July 2004.

Aftermath:  housekeeping's role in emergency management. Health Facilities Management.  17(6):50-56, June 2004.

All together now.  Healthleaders.  7(6):64-66, June 2004.

Homeland security and HIM.  Journal of AHIMA.  75(6):56A-56D, June 2004.

Lurie, N., and others.  Local variation in public health preparedness:  lessons from California.  Health Affairs Web Exclusives.  :W4-157-W4-353, Jan./June 2004.

Riccardi, K. Emergency preparedness:  online resources for hospital healthcare and security professionals.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  20(2):49-54, Summer 2004.

Gonzalez, J.  Bio-terrorism, "dirty bombs," hospitals, and security issues.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  20(2):55-59, Summer 2004.

Ault, A.  World Trade Center rescuers face lung distress.  Lancet. 363 9421):1614, May 15, 2004.

Avoid the top 10 mistakes of emergency planning.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(5):6-7, May 2004.

McHugh, M.  How prepared are Americans for public health emergencies? Twelve communities weigh in.  Health Affairs.  23(3):201-209, May/June 2004.

This surveillance system goes beyond bioterrorism.  ED Management.  16(5):54-55, May 2004. 

Sloane, T.  Rough and unready. Billions have been spent on terror preparedness, without much result.  Modern Healthcare. 34(16):17, Apr. 19, 2004.

Bravata, D., and others.  Regionalization of Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response.  Evidence Report/Technology Assessment:  Number 96.  AHRQ Publication Number 04-E016-1, April 2004.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Apr. 2004.

Bowers, P., and others.  Everybody out!  Nursing Management.  35(4):50-54, Apr. 2004.

Planning for disasters and epidemics.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  28(4):30-36, Apr. 2004.

Frykberg, E.  Principles of mass casualty management following terrorist disasters.
Annals of Surgery.  239(3):319-21, Mar. 2004.

Einav, S, and others.  Evacuation priorities in mass casualty terror-related events: implications for contingency planning.  Annals of Surgery. 239(3):304-10, Mar. 2004.

Tilden, C.  Preparing bioterrorism.  Rural Roads.  2(1):4-6, Mar. 2004.

JCAHO.  Strategies for creating and sustaining:  Community-wide emergency preparedness systems.  Rural Roads.  2(1):8-10, Mar. 2004.

Kirkwood, S.  When disaster strikes:  will you be ready?  Rural Roads.  2(1):18-21, Mar. 2004.

Survey shows majority of health care facilities not prepared for bioterrorism.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(3):9, Mar. 2004.

Mass decontamination in severe weather conditions requires extra precaution and preparation.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(3):1-2, Mar. 2004.

Henning, K., and others.  Health system preparedness for bioterrorism: bringing the tabletop to the hospital.  Journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America.  25(2):146-55, Feb. 2004.

Q&A:  hospitals' new role as first responders.  Healthcare Security and Emergency Management.  3(2):10-11, Feb. 2004.

Clements, B., and Evans, R.  Bioterrorism preparedness coordination: an ataxic saga continues.  Public Health Reports.  119(1):16-8, Jan./Feb. 2004.

Blair, J., and Fottler, M., and Zapanta, A., editors.  Bioterrorism, Preparedness, Attack and Response.  Vol. 4.  San Diego, CA:  Elsevier, 2004.  (W 84 AA1 A2441 2004).

Stein, B., and others.  Emotional and behavioral consequences of bioterrorism:  planning a public health response.  The Milbank Quarterly.  82(3):413-455, 2004.

Gostin, L.  The model state emergency health powers act:  public health and civil liberties in a time of terrorism.  Health Matrix:  Journal of Law-Medicine.  13(1):3-32, Winter 2003.

Annas, G.  Blinded by bioterrorism:  public health and liberty in the 21st century.  Health Matrix:  Journal of Law-Medicine.  13(1):33-70, Winter 2003.

Huser, T. Are you disaster plans ready, really ready?  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  19(1):41-48, Winter 2003.

Michelmore, S.  Special programs for foreign patients and their security concerns.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  19(1):113-116, Winter 2003.

Wyatt, J.  Code red:  ready to roll.  Health Management Technology.  24(11):26-28, Nov. 2003.

ASHP statement on the role of health-system pharmacists in emergency preparedness.  AJHP:  American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy.  60(19):1993-1995, Oct. 1, 2003.

Recent power outage puts spolight on problem areas.  Hospital Peer Review.  28(10):136-137, Oct. 2003.

Kroken, P.  Disaster recovery planning:  HIPAA's expections.  Radiology Management.  25(5):10-12, Sept/Oct 2003.

McCaughrin, W., and Mattammal, M.  Perfect storm:  organizational management of patient care under natural disaster conditions.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  48(5):295-309, Sept./Oct. 2003.

Alexander, G., and Wynia.  Ready and willing?  physicians' sense of preparedness for bioterrorism.  Health Affairs.  22(5):189-197, Sept./Oct. 2003.

Fong, T.  Preparing for a disaster.  Modern Healthcare.  33(36):6, 7, 16, Sept. 8, 2003.

New model developed for outbreak readiness.  Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement.  10(9):101-102, Sept. 2003.

Flower, J.  Plague century.  Health Forum Journal.  46(3):10-15, summer 2003.

Doughman, D, and Fitzpatrick, T.  Hospital preparedness and the terrorism alert system.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  19(2):47-54, Summer 2003.

Arterburn, T.  Protecting HVAC systems from bio-terrorism.   Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  19(2):55-61, Summer 2003.

 Rusting, R.  Hospitals and disasters:  how they fared; what they learned.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  19(2):110-124, Summer 2003.

Hospital CEOs say bioterrorism plans are in place.  Chicago:  American College of Healthcare Executives.  Mar. 13, 2003.

In a disaster, will your OR supply chain handle a wave of casualties?  OR Manager.  19(5):1, 6-7, May 2003.

Annison, M., and Jackson, T.  Hope for the best-plan for the worst:  disaster preparedness in a strange new world.  Michigan Health & Hospitals Magazine.  39(1):28-29, Jan./Feb. 2003. 

Piotrowski, J.  Preventive Medicine.  Modern Healthcare.  33(4):26, 28, Jan. 27, 2003.

Piotrowski, J.  Smallpox, big worries.  Modern Healthcare.  33(1):6-7, 12-13, Jan. 6, 2003.

Most hospital ERs not prepared for bioterrorism; patient violence biggest threat to ER staff.  Health Care Strategic Management.  21(1):7, Jan. 2003.

Tabletop drills not enough for testing disaster plan.  Hospital Peer Review.  28(1):4-5, Jan. 2003.

Med school teaches bioterror response.  Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement.  10(1):11-12, Jan. 2003.

ED managers react to threat against hospitals:  here are security strategies.  ED Management.  15(1):1-5, Jan. 2003.

Barbera, J., and Macintyre, A.  Jane's Mass Casualty Handbook:  Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Response.  1st ed. Surrey, UK:  Jane's Information Group, Ltd., 2003.  (WX 185 B234j 2003). 

Davis, L., and others.  Individual Preparedness Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks.  RAND.  2003.

Puckett, R., and Norton, L.  Disaster and Emergency Preparedness in Foodservice Operations.  Chicago:  American Dietetic Association, 2003.  (WA 295 P977d 2003).

Frist, B. A time for preparedness.  Modern Healthcare.32(51):19, Dec. 23-30, 2002.

DeJohn, P.  Innovation, cooperation keys to terror response.  Hospital Materials Managment.  27(12):1, 9-10, Dec. 2002.

Johnson, D. Hospitals work to improve their security.  Health Care Strategic Management.  20(12):2-3, Dec. 2002.

Safeguarding building ventilation against terrorist threats.  Inside ASHE.  :5, Dec. 2002.

Via, D., and Detrick, F.  The material manager and disaster preparedness grants.  Healthcare Resource & Materials Management News.  48(6):3, Nov./Dec. 2002.

Disaster planning for a mass-casualty event.  Journal of AHIMA.  73(10):64A-64C, Nov./Dec. 2002.

Roll, F. G.  Is healthcare security prepared for terrorism?  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  18(1):1-5, Winter 2002.

Arterburn, T.  What hospital security should be doing now to better prepare for future terrorist activity.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  18(1):6-14, Winter 2002.

White, Chief D. E.  A terrorism response plan for hospital security and safety officers.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  18(1):15-23, Winter 2002.

Nuttall, S., and Tyler, S.  The crisis of September 11:  the emergency response of Ontario hospitals and other health system partners.  Hospital Quarterly.  5(2):42-50, Winter 2001/2002.

One year later:  emergency department response to biological terrorism part II:  smallpox, viral hemorrhagic fevers, tularemia, and botulinum toxins.  ED Management:  Trauma Reports.  insert:  3(6):1-12, Nov./Dec. 2002.

Calm during crisis.  Health Management Technology.  23(11):42, 44, Nov. 2002.

Behind the news:  JCAHO's approach to disaster.  Materials management in Health Care.  11(10):14-15, Oct. 2002.

Fahlgren, T. L., and Drenkard, K. N.  Healthcare System Disaster Preparedness, Part 2.  JONA.  32(10):531-537, Oct. 2002.

Florida ED revamps its decontamination plan.  ED Management.  14(10):112-114, Oct. 2002.

Here are sample decontamination drills.  ED Management.  14(10):113, Oct. 2002.

Bioterrorism:  ethical issues for hospitalists.  The Hospitalist.  6(5):24-26, Sep./Oct. 2002.

Tiemann, J.  Hospitals create new models as they grid for bioterrorism.  Modern Healthcare.  32(35):8, 16, Sep. 2, 2002.

Becker, C.  'We have survived, and we're stronger'.  Modern Healthcare.  32(35):22-26, Sep. 2, 2002.

Drenkard, K., and others.  Healthcare system disaster preparedness, part 1.  JONA.  32(9):461-469, Sep. 2002.

'Dirty bomb' threat puts spotlight on unprepared EDs:  do you have a plan?  14(9):97-100, Sep. 2002.

DeJohn, P.  Hospital supply chain vital part of disaster plan.  Hospital Materials Management.  27(9):14-15, Sep. 2002.

Learn how bioterrorism bill will your facility.  Hospital Case Management.  10(9):141-142, Sep. 2002.

Bullard, T., Strack, G., and Scharoun, K.  Emergency department security:  a call for reassessment.  The Health Care Manager.  21(1):65-73, Sep. 2002.

Scharoun, K., Caulil, K., and Liberman, A.  Bioterrorism vs. health security - crafting a plan of preparedness.  The Health Care Manager.  21(1):74-90, Sep. 2002.

Hospital supply chain vital part of disaster management plan.  Health Care Strategic Management.  29(9):12, Sep. 2002.

Ridge, T.  The critical role of hospitals involved in national bioterrorism preparedness.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  18(2):39-48, Summer 2002.

Learn how bioterrorism bill will affect your ED.  ED Management.  14(8):92, Aug. 2002.

Paradise, J. R.  Atmospheric pressure preparation.  NFPA Journal.  96(4):49-2, July/Aug. 2002.

Piotrowski, J.  Diplomatic immunity.  32(30):32-33, July 29, 2002.

Olesker, S. Disaster preparedness:  a multichannel platform is critical to a reliable emergency medical communication system.

Lisagor, P.  9/11:  Jersey city medical center--lessons learned.  Bulletin American College of Surgeons.  87(7):8-12, July 2002.

Broadway, R. L.  Broadway:  anthrax threat intensifies focus on disaster preparedness.  Healthcare Financial Management.  56(7):28-31, July 2002.

Selecting personal protective equipment for chemical and bioterrorism preparedness:  risks and costs.  Inside ASHE.  10(4):30-33, June 2002.

Stanford sets the standard for bioterrorism planning.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(6):Insert 4, June 2002.

Bioterror drills show need to revise emergency preparedness plans.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(6):73-76, June 2002.

Roill, D.  "Go bags" prepare staff for the unexpected.  Inside ASHE.  10(4):28-29, June 2002.

Selecting personal protective equipment for chemical and bioterrorism preparedness:  risks and costs.  Inside ASHE.  10(4):30-33, June 2002.

Long-term recovery from large-scale emergencies.  Joint Commission Perspectives.  22(6):9-10, June 2002.

Rehm, B., and Bocchino, C.  National bioterrorism response.  Healthplan.  43(3):39-42, May/June 2002.

Disaster Planning:  how healthcare prepares for crisis.  HealthLeaders. 

Feeney, J., and others.  September 11, 2001:  A test of preparedness and spirit.  Bulletin.  87(5):12-17, May 2002.

Report gives injury statistics from 9/11.  Ed Management.  14(5):57-58, May 2002.

Traumatized health care providers may need stress counseling in horrific aftermath of bioterror attack.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(5):Insert 1-2, May 2002.

Bioterror tips for running a tabletop.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(5):Insert 2, May 2002.

Winds of war:  researchers track airborne anthrax.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(5):Insert 4, May 2002.

Tieman, J.  AHA wonders if congress gets it.  Modern Healthcare.32(15):11, Apr. 15, 2002.

Lanser, E. G. America under attack:  ACHE affiliates respond.  Healthcare Executive.  17(2):12-18, Mar./Apr. 2002.

Keep information flowing when disaster strikes at your facility.  Medical Records Briefing.  17(3):1-3, Mar. 2002.

Neil, R.  Multiple heads are better than non for disaster preparation.  Materials Management in Health Care.  11(3):7, Mar. 2002.

Bioterror response requires targeted disaster plan.  Hospital Case Management.  10(3):39-42, Mar. 2002.

ED's disaster plan uses incident command system.  ED Management.  14(3):31-32, Mar. 2002.

Incident command system for disaster management.  ED Management.  14(3):33, Mar. 2002.

Becker, C.  20/20 hindsight.  Modern Healthcare.  32(8):8, 9, 12, Feb. 25, 2002.

The rise in bomb threats:  how should hospital security respond?  Hospital Security and Safety Management.  22(9):1-3, Feb. 2002.

Preparing for the improbable:  a new dimension in hospital disaster planning.  Medicine on the Net.  8(2):1-6, Feb. 2002.

Chiappelli, G.  Materials management department lends aid at flight 93 crash site.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  26(2):14, 16, Feb. 2002.

Werner, C.  Attacks spur emergency planning; forge closer supply chain partner ties.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  26(2):22-23, Feb. 2002.

Bentley, J. D.  Bioterrorism poses distinct challenges for hospitals.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  26(2):24-25, Feb. 2002.

CS role in bioterrorism readiness plans appears blurry.  Healthcare Purchasing News.  26(2):46, Feb. 2002.

Joint commission zeroes in on disaster plans:  is yours up to par?  ED Management.  14(2):13-15, Feb. 2002.

New group targets disaster planning.  ED Management.  14(2):15-17, Feb. 2002.

Dougherty, M.  Handling a security breach:  lessons learned.  Journal of AHIMA.  73(2):54-55, Feb. 2002.

Burrington-Brown, J.  Practical disaster planning for healthcare facilities.  Journal of AHIMA.  73(2):56, 58, Feb. 2002.

Ease of access to deadly chemicals may be the greatest threat to hospital readiness.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(2):Insert:  1-4, Feb. 2002.

Veninga, R. L.  Reclaiming our values:  lessons from tragedy.  Health Progress.  83(1):10-11, 47, Jan./Feb. 2002.

Bottles, K.  We are all in this together:  terrorism and the physician executive.  The Physician Executive.  28(1):59-62, Jan./Feb. 2002.

Belfiglio, G.  A terrifying escape and a redefined task.  Healthplan.  43(1):12-18, Jan./Feb. 2002.

Long, A. E.  On bioterrorism's front lines.  Healthplan.  43(1):20-24, Jan./Feb. 2002.

Aubrey, L.  The hard lessons of September.  Modern Healthcare.  32(4):50, Jan. 28, 2002.

Anthrax outbreak forces closer focus on patient safety.  Patient Safety Alert.  9(1):insert 1-3, Jan. 2002.

Monitoring for bioterrorism.  Health Management Technology.  23(1):12, Jan. 2002.

Just in time under review in light of disaster.  Hospital Materials Management.  27(1):11, Jan. 2002.

Don't miss smallpox/plague outbreaks:  adapt strategies to track bioterrorism.  ED Management.  14(1):1-3, Jan. 2002.

Joint commission wants to see new effort on terrorism plans.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(1):1-3, Jan. 2002.

Anthrax outbreak forces closer focus on patient safety.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(1):Insert:  1-3, Jan. 2002.

Disaster planning and bioterrorism:  is your hospital ready?  Hospital Peer Review.  27(1):1, Jan. 2002.

Just in time under review in light of disaster.  Hospital Materials Management.  27(1):11, Jan. 2002.

Cutting-edge system spots outbreaks before you do.  ED Management.  14(1):3-5, Jan. 2002.

Ring of fire:  CDC plan to immunize around first smallpox cases has the devil in the details.  ED Management.  14(1):Insert 1-3, Jan. 2002.

Joint commission wants to see new effort on terrorism plans.  Hospital Peer Review.  27(1):1-3, Jan. 2002.

Does EMTALA apply during a disaster?  ED Management.  14(1):7-8, Jan. 2002.

Preparing for Mass Casualties:  A Sourcebook for Health Care Professionals.  Atlanta:  Thomson American Health Consultants, 2002.  (WX 215 P927 2002).

Huber, P.  Management Monographs.  Terrorism:  A New Priority for Hospital Emergency Management.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthcare Engineering, 2002.  (WX 185 H877t 2002).


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