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Influenza Pandemic: Efforts Under Way to Address Constraints on Using Antivirals and Vaccines to Forestall a Pandemic.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Dec. 2007.

LaPorte, M.  Tireless efforts ensure residents' safety during firestorm.  Provider.  33(12):18-19, Dec. 2007.

Ready or Not? Protecting the Public’s Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism, 2007. Washington, DC: Trust for America’s Health, Dec. 2007.

White powder triggers lockdown of ED, as fire and police respond.  ED Management.  19(12):133-135, Dec. 2007.

Rush, J.  The materials manager's role in pandemic preparedness.  Supply Chain Strategies and Solutions.  1(6):1, 4-5, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Fernandez, D.  Disaster Preparedness:  backup power generators:  fuel maintenance tips and tricks.  Supply Chain Strategies and Solutions.  1(6):8-9, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Barrett, C.  Disaster planning after Katrina.  Health Progress.  88(6):14-19, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Tuohey, J.  A matrix for ethical decision making in a pandemic.  Health Progress.  88(6):20-25, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Santibanez, S.  Faith-based organizations and pandemic preparedness.  Health Progress.  88(6):26-31, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Nettleton, J., and Self, G.  Recovering from a flu pandemic.  Health Progress.  88(6):32-37, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Talone, P.  All God's sick children.  Health Progress.  88(6):38-42, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Vanderwagen, W.  Disaster preparedness is everyone's responsibility.  Health Progress.  88(6):70-73, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Hamel, R.  Facing disasters as a "community of we".  Health Progress.  88(6):8-9, Nov./Dec. 2007.

Kaji, A., Koenig, K., and Lewis, R.  Current hospital disaster preparedness.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  298(18):2188-2190, Nov. 14, 2007.

Meit, M., and others.  Spontaneous evacuation following a dirty bomb or pandemic influenza: highlights from a national survey of urban residents' intended behavior.  Policy Analysis Brief.  W Series.  No. 12, Nov. 2007.  

Hardening to help hospital withstand storms.  Health Facilities Management.  20(11):7, Nov. 2007.

Planning for disasters from the ground up.  Health Facilities Management.  20(11):17, Nov. 2007

Boothe, N.  CPR for hospitals:  catastrophe planning and recovery.   Healthcare Design.  7(9):28-38, Nov. 2007.

Disaster brings new meaning to safety, quality.  Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement.  14(11):125-126, Nov. 2007.

Morial, J.  Katrina: health care system recovery, reform, and renaissanceThe Permanente Journal.  11(4):1-5, Fall 2007.

Weiss, S., and Sellers, V.  Resource management in a pandemicHospitals and Health Networks.  Web Exclusive.  Oct. 31, 2007.

Influenza Pandemic: Opportunities Exist to Address Critical Infrastructure Protection Challenges That Require Federal and Private Sector Coordination.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Oct. 2007.

Pandemic Influenza: Warning, Children At-Risk.  Elk Grove Village, IL:  American Academy of Pediatrics, Oct. 2007.

Adapting Community Call Centers for Crisis Support.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,  Oct. 2007.

President George W. Bush.  Homeland Security Presidental Directive.  Washington:  White House, Oct. 2007.

Meyers, S.  Disaster preparedness:  when your community needs you most.  Trustee.  60(9):9-11, Oct. 2007.

Andrulis, D., Siddiqui, N., and Gantner, J.  Preparing racially and ethnically diverse communities for public health emergencies.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1269-1279, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Steinhardt, B. Influenza Pandemic: Opportunities Exist to Clarify Federal Leadership Roles and Improve Pandemic Planning.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Sept. 26, 2007.

Public Health Preparedness Infrastructures: Comparing Israel to United States.  Arlington, VA:  ASTHO, Sept. 2007.

Keil, O.  Addressing changes to emergency management.  Facility Care.  12(6):7-8, Sept. 2007.

Cook, A.  The dangers of stockpiling.  Materials Management in Health Care.  16(9):32-34, Sept. 2007.

O'Leary, J.  Surgery in a disaster:  assessing the lessons of the Katrina event.  Bulletin American College of Surgeons.   92(9):8-11, Sept. 2007. 

Bearden, T.  Rebuilding a community health center following a natural disaster: interview in Biloxi, MississippiHealth Affairs.   26(5):w644-w650, Aug. 29, 2007.

DerGurahian, J.  Georgia's surge plan.  Modern Healthcare.  37(34):38, Aug. 27, 2007.

Bureau of Primary Health Care.  Health Center Emergency Management Program Expectations.  Washington:  Health Resources and Services Administration, Aug. 22, 2007.

Niska, R., and Burt, C.  Emergency response planning in hospitals, United States: 2003-2004Advance Data.   (391):1-16, Aug. 20, 2007.

Markel, H., and others.  Nonpharmaceutical interventions implemented by US cities during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic.  Journal of American Medical Association.  298(6):644-654, Aug. 17, 2007.

Rhea, S.  Preparation in short supply.  Modern Healthcare.  37(32):28-30, Aug. 13, 2007.

Rogers, M.  Securing our nation's hospitals in the post 9/11 era.  Health Lawyers Weekly.  Aug. 3, 2007.

Federal Funding for Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Implications and Ongoing Issues for Local Health Departments.  Washington:  National Association of County and City Health Officials, Aug. 2007.

Influenza Pandemic: Further Efforts Are Needed to Ensure Clearer Federal Leadership Roles and an Effective National Strategy.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Aug. 2007.

Planning for the worst:  OR director shares lessons from the Gulf Coast.  OR Manager.  23(8):1, 11-12, Aug. 2007.

Cole, R.  Not just for the birds.  MGMA Connexion.  7(7):36-41, Aug. 2007.

Hagland, M.  A plan for all seasons.  Healthcare Informatics.  24(8):30-41, Aug. 2007.

Niska, R., and Burt, C.  National ambulatory medical care survey: terrorism preparedness among office-based physicians, United States, 2003-2004Advance Data.  (390):1-12, July 24, 2007.

Improving Health System Preparedness for Terrorism and Mass Casualty Events.  Chicago:  American Medical Association, July 2007.
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http://www.ama-assn.org/ama1/pub/upload/mm/415/final_action_brief.pdf [action brief]

Best, R.  Overcoming disaster:  Thibodaux Regional Medical Center takes action in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  Health Management Technology.  28(7):24-25, July 2007.

Lee, J.  A lesson from Katrina:  pastoral care from an Asian theological perspective.  Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling.  61(1-2):113-118, Spring/Summer 2007.

Becker, C.  Disastrous expenses.  Modern Healthcare.  37(26):64-72, June 25, 2007.

Institute of Medicine.  Environmental Public Health Impacts of Disasters:  Hurricane Katrina.  Washington:  National Academies Press, June 14, 2007.

Virginia Tech disaster response shows value of regular drills and planning.  ED Management.  19(6):61-63, June 2007.

Counseling is essential following a disaster.  ED Management.  19(6):63-64, June 2007.

Mackenzie, K.  Not just hot air.  HealthLeaders.  10(6):12-13, June 2007.

VA Tech disaster response shows value of drills, planning.  Healthcare Benchmarks and Quality Improvement.  14(6):61-63, June 2007.

Pandemic Flu Leadership Blog.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 22-June 27, 2007.

Disaster Preparedness Manual for Healthcare Materials Management Professionals.  Chicago:  Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management, May 16, 2007.

Rush, J., and Runyon, T.  Disaster Preparedness Manual for Healthcare Materials Management Professionals.  Chicago:  Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management, May 1, 2007.  Purchasing Information Link:  https://www.associationstores.org/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?a=b&item=3101

Disaster Preparedness:  Are Physicians Ready?  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 7, 2007.

Root, E., Amozegar, J., and Bernard, S.  Nursing Homes in Public Health Emergencies:  Special Needs and Potential Roles.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2007.

Lessons Learned From the Gulf Coast Hurricanes.   Washington:  American Health Lawyers Association, May 2007.

O'Boyle, C.  Caring for caregivers.  Materials Management in Health Care.  16(5):15-17, May 2007.

Interim Public Health Guidance for the Use of Facemasks and Respirators in Non-Occupational Community Settings During an Influenza Pandemic.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 2007.

Walker, B., and Warren, R.  Katrina perspectives.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):233-240, May 2007.

Combs, D.  Mental health interventions by telephone with Katrina survivors.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):271-276, May 2007.

Gray, B., and Hebert, K.  Hospitals in Hurricane Katrina:  challenges facing custodial institutions in a disaster.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):283-298, May 2007.

Kirkpatrick, D., and Bryan, M.  Hurricane emergency planning by home health providers serving the poor.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):299-314, May 2007.

Kroll, D., and others.  A mobile medical care approach targeting underserved populations in post-Hurricane Katrina Mississippi.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):331-340, May 2007.

Ghosh, T., Patnaik, J., and Vogt, R.  Rapid needs assessment among Hurricane Katrina evacuees in Metro-Denver.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):362-368, May 2007.

Ridenour, M., and others. Displacement of the underserved:  medical needs of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in West Virginia.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):369-381, May 2007.

Spence, P., and others.  Media use and information needs of the disabled during a natural disaster.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):394-404, May 2007.

Mack, D., Brantley, K., and Bell, K.  Mitigating the health effects of disasters for medically underserved populations:  electronic health records, telemedicine, research, screening, and surveillance.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):432-442, May 2007.

Toriello, P., and others.  The resuscitation of a New Orleans substance abuse treatment agency after Hurricane Katrina.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):482-486, May 2007.

Sullivan, J.  Hurricane readiness and environmental risks on the bayous--an NIEHS community-based pilot project in South Terrebonne-Lafourche Parishes, Louisiana.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):487-491, May 2007.

Beaudoin, C.  News, social capital and health in the context of Katrina.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(2):418-430, May 2007.

Devastated hospital begins recovering.  Health Facilities Management.  20(5):7-8, May 2007.

Emergency Preparedness Atlas:  U.S. Nursing Home and Hospital Facilities.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Apr. 2007.

Pandemic Influenza:  Best Practices and Model Protocols.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Apr. 2007.

Georgia hospital hit by F3 tornado-all patients evacuated through the ED.  ED Management.  19(4):37-39, Apr. 2007.

How to set up emergency treatment area at a church.  ED Management.  19(4):39-41, Apr. 2007.

OSHA pandemic guidance reinforces need to plan.  ED Management.  19(4):42-44, Apr. 2007.

If pandemic strikes, how much staff will you have?  ED Management.  19(4):44-45, Apr. 2007.

Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Events.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Apr. 2007.

Thompson, N., and others.  Healthcare executives' role in preparing for the pandemic influenza 'gap':  a new paradigm for disaster planning?  Journal of Healthcare Management.  52(2):87-94, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Healthcare executives' role in emergency preparedness.  Healthcare Executive.  22(2):86-87, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Public Health and Hospital Emergency Preparedness Programs:  Evolution of Performance Measurement Systems to Measure Progress.  Washington:  United States Government Accountability Office, Mar. 23, 2007.

Hampton, T.  Pandemic flu planning falls short.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(11):1177-1178, Mar. 21, 2007.

In tornado's aftermath, hospital begins a slow road to recovery.  AHA News.  43(6):6, Mar. 19, 2007.

Cannon, G. How Healthcare Providers and Plans Can Work With FEMA to Make Emergency Response Successful.  [video].  New Orleans:  National Emergency Management Summit, Mar. 4-6, 2007.

Designed for disaster.  American Medical News.  50(9):5-6, Mar. 5, 2007.

Today's Topics in Health Disparities - Is the U.S. Making Progress in Reducing Disparities in Health Care Access and Quality? Washington: Kaiser Family Foundation, Mar 2, 2007.

Pandemic Flu and the Potential for U.S. Economic Recession.  Washington:  Trust for America's Health, Mar. 2007.

Hagland, M.  Lessons from Hurricane Katrina.  Journal of AHIMA.  78(3):58-59, Mar. 2007.

'Plain talk' is best when dealing with disasters.  ED Management.  19(2):33-34, Mar. 2007.

Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide For People with Disabilities.  Quincy, MA:  National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Mar. 2007.

ER shutdown offers a great emergency test scenario.  Briefings on Hospital Safety.  15(3):6-7, Mar. 2007.

Sather, J., and DiNicola, P.  Ready for trouble.  Health Facilities Management.  Web exclusive.  Feb. 2, 2007.

New recommendations focus on mass critical care.  ED Management.  19(2):3-4, Feb. 2007.

Tornado hits in middle of disaster drill, and communication helps and hinders response.  ED Management.  19(2):Insert 1-3, Feb. 2007.

Levinson, D.  The Commissioned Corps' Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services, Feb. 2007.

Interim Pre-pandemic Planning Guidance:  Community Strategy for Pandemic Influenza Mitigation in the United States--Early, Targeted, Layered Use of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions.  Washington, DC:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Feb. 2007.

Delaharty, D.  Are we prepared to handle the mental health consequences of terrorism?  American Journal of Psychiatry.  164(2):189-191, Feb. 2007.

HurricaneMatrix:  Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment Matrix for Hurricane Response & Recovery Work.  Washington, DC:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Jan. 8, 2007.

Beranek, G.  HealthLeaders EXTRA!  The CEO guide to disaster preparedness.  HealthLeaders Media.  Jan. 3, 2007.

Hansen, W.  Is your ED equipped to handle a pandemic?  Materials Management in Healthcare.  Web Exclusive.  Jan. 2007.

Joch, A.  Flu fighters:  concerns surround N95 masks.  Materials Management in Health Care.  16(1):17-19, Jan. 2007.

Hansen, W.  Is your ED equipped to handle a pandemic?  Materials Management in Health Care.  16(1):30-34, Jan. 2007.

Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza Principles for U.S. Action.  Alexandria, VA:  Infectious Diseases Society of America,  Jan. 2007.

Barlow, R.  Pandemic purchasing prioritiesHealthcare Purchasing News.  31(1):10-12, Jan. 2007.

Pandemic preparedness:  thoughts about designing better drills.  Briefings on Hospital Safety.  15(1):1-2, Jan. 2007.

Dimitruk, P.  Disaster management using Internet-based technology.  Healthcare Financial Management Association.  61(1):84-87, Jan. 2007.

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers.  Washington:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2007.  (WC 515 P189 2007).

Preparing Hospitals and Clinics for the Psychological Consequences of a Terrorist Incident or Other Public Health Emergency.  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand Corporation, 2007.

Preparing and Protecting Security Personnel in Emergencies.  Boston, MA:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2007.

Silas, L., Johnson, N., and Rexe, K.  Safety is not negotiable:  the importance of occupational health and safety to pandemic planning.  HealthcarePapers.   8(1):8-16, 2007.

Possamai, M.  SARS and health worker safety:  lessons for influenza pandemic planning and response.  HealthcarePapers.   8(1):18-28, 2007

Devlin, H., Abou-Sweid, S., and King, J.  It's not just about the mask.  HealthcarePapers.   8(1):29-33, 2007

Kerr, M.  Can an expanded and integrated occupational health service help buffer the impact of a global influenza outbreak in healthcare organizations?  HealthcarePapers.   8(1):34-37, 2007

Shamian, J., and others.  What's the plan?  The unique challenges facing the home and community care sector in preparing for a pandemic.  HealthcarePapers.   8(1):38-43, 2007

Waters, J.  Pandemic influenza:  when Mother Nature calls, will we be prepared to answer?   HealthcarePapers.   8(1):44-48, 2007

Closing the Seams: Developing an Integrated Approach to Health System Disaster Preparedness.  New York:  PriceWater HouseCoopers, 2007.

Goldfrank, L., and Liverman, C., editors.  Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2007.

Luizzo, A., and Scaglione, B.  Training security officers to recognize the perils of weapons of mass destruction and pandemic flu contaminates.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.   23(2):1-9, 2007.

Pryse, L.  A hospital special response team--Katrina and beyond.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.   23(2):10-15, 2007.

Syrett, J., and others.  Will emergency health care providers respond to mass casulty incidents?  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.   23(2):27-39, 2007.

Bender, J.  National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines for hospitals and healthcare systems:  designing successful exercises.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.   23(2):41-46, 2007.

O'Reilly, W.  Public/private interactions during emergency preparedness situations.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.   23(2):47-50, 2007.

Lemon, S., and Others.  Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2007.  (WA 105 E84 2007).

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration.  ASHHRA Disaster Planning Guide.  Premiere Ed.  Chicago: ASHHRA, 2007.  (WX 159 A825 2007).

Disaster Planning and Safety Policies for the Medical Office.  Independence, MO:  Practice Support Resources, Inc., 2007.  (W 80 D611 2007).

Callaghan, W., and others.  Health concerns of women and infants in times of natural disasters:  lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina.  Maternal and Child Heath Journal.  11(4):307-311, 2007.

Lessons  Learned from the Gulf Coast Hurricanes.  Washington:  American Health Lawyers Association, 2007.  (Ref WX 185 L641 2007).

Kgalegi, P., and Chetty, M.  Disaster preparedness.  World Hospitals and Health Services.  43(1):17-22, 2007.

Foulke, E.  Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers.  Washington:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2007.

Citizen Engagement in Emergency Planning for a Flu Pandemic:  A Summary of the October 23, 2006 Workshop of the Disasters Roundtable.  Washington:  The National Academies, 2007.

Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Coverage for Health Center Program Grantees Responding to Emergencies.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007.

Hospital Response to Public Health Emergencies:  Collaborative Strategies.  Chicago:  Health Research and Educational Trust, 2007.

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic.  Frankfort, KY:  Department of Labor, 2007.

Guidance on Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Care Providers.   Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007.

Perry, R., and Lindell, M.  Hospital planning for weapons of mass destruction incidents.  Journal of Healthcare Protection Management.  23(1):27-39, 2007.

 

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