Scanning the Headlines: Disaster Preparedness 2012-2010 (Archive)
Updated on July 15, 2014
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Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism. Trust for America's Health. Dec. 2012. http://www.healthyamericans.org/report/101/
Clark, C. Mount Sinai innovates to absorg evacuated patients. HealthLeaders Media. Nov. 1, 2012. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-286027/Mount-Sinai-Innovates-to-Absorb-Evacuated-Patients
Commins, J. Q&A: NJ health system CEO's post-Sandy appraisal. HealthLeaders Media. Nov. 1, 2012. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-286029/QANJ-Health-System-CEOs-PostSandy-Appraisal
Carrier, E., and others. Emergency Preparedness and Community Coalitions: Opportunities and Challenges. Washington: Center for Studying Health System Change, Nov. 2012. http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1323/1323.pdf
Influenza vaccination coverage among health care personnel-2011-12 influenza season, United States. 61(38): 753-757, Sept. 28, 2012. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6138a1.htm?s_cid=mm6138a1_w
Gaffigan, M. Additional Actions Needed to Improve Security of Radiological Sources at U.S. Medical Facilities. Washington: U.S. Government Accountability Office, Sept. 10, 2012. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-925
Verni, C. A hospital system’s response to a hurricane offers lessons, including the need for mandatory interfacility drills. Health Affairs;31(8):1814-1821, Aug. 2012.
Mercy forges ahead with rebuilding - one step at a time. Health Facilities Management. May 2012. http://www.hfmmagazine.com/hfmmagazine_app/jsp/upfront.jsp#article_1
Ferenc, J. New emergency response center raises care level. H&HN. Apr. 2, 2012. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/HHNDaily/HHNDailyDisplay.dhtml?id=3270006078
US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. Healthcare preparedness capabilities: national guidance for healthcare system preparedness. Jan. 2012. http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/hpp/reports/Documents/capabilities.pdf
Preparedness and Partnerships: Lessons Learned From the Missouri Disasters of 2011. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Hospital Association, 2012. http://web.mhanet.com/userdocs/articles/2012_Preparedness_Lessons_Learned.pdf
National Research Council. Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13351&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=The%20National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=Crisis+Standards+of+Care+3.21.12&utm_content=&utm_term=
Universal Flu Immunization Programs for Health Care Personnel. Harrisburg, PA: The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Sept. 2011. http://www.haponline.org/downloads/Universal_Flu_Immunization_Programs_for_Health_Care_Personnel-HAP_Quality_Best_Practice_Series_Sept2011.pdf
Bush H. Reliance on overseas manufacturers worries supply chain experts. Hospitals might be exposed to shortages during future pandemics, disasters. H&HN Daily podcast, June 22, 2011. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/HHNDaily/HHNDailyDisplay.dhtml?id=5860005899
Developing and Acquiring Medical Countermeasures Against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Agents. Washington: United States Government Accountability Office, Apr. 13, 2011. http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d11567thigh.pdf
Niska, R.W., and Shimizu, I.M. Hospital preparedness for emergency response: United States, 2008. National Health Statistics Reports;37, Mar. 24, 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr037.pdf
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public healthe preparedness capabilities: national standards for state and local planning. Mar. 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/DSLR_capabilities_July.pdf
Viswanathan, K., Wizemann, T., and Altevogt, B. Rapporteurs; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events; Institute of Medicine. Preparedness and Response to a Rural Mass Casualty Incident: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, Feb. 2011. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13070&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=NAP+mail+new+3.1.11&utm_content=Downloader&utm_term=
Committee on Effectiveness of National Biosurveillance and others. BioWatch nd Public Health Surveillance: Evaluating Systems for the Early Detection of Biological Threats: Abbreviated Version. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2011. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12688&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=Free+from+NAP+-+February+2011&utm_content=Downloader&utm_term
Altevogt, B., and others. Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles into International Disaster Response Plans: Workshop Summary. Washington: National Academies Press, 2011. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13279&utm_medium=etmail&utm_source=National%20Academies%20Press&utm_campaign=NAP+mail+new+1.31.12&utm_content=Downloader&utm_term
Hospital Preparedness Exercises Resources. Rockville, MD. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dec. 2010. http://www.ahrq.gov/prep/hospex.htm
National Commission on Children and Disasters. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Oct. 2010. http://www.ahrq.gov/prep/nccdreport/
Simmons, J. HHS reports on public health emergency countermeasures. HealthLeaders Media. Aug. 20, 2010.
WHO Declares End to 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic. News Release. Washington: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Aug. 10, 2010.
Boothe, J. Proactive pandemic planning. The top 10 lesson s learned from H1N1: Part 2. Healthcare Purchasing News. 34(8):50, Aug. 2010.
Hospital Evacuation Decision Guide. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 21, 2010.
Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources. Rockville. MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 17, 2010.
Rollins, G. 2010 Influenza survey: ready or not? Matman Magazine. June 6, 2010.
Sweeney, E. Mandatory flu shots gain traction as the future of influenza prevention. HealthLeaders Media. June 2, 2010.
The State of America's Hospitals-Taking the Pulse. Chicago: AHA, May 24, 2010.
Progress Report on Children and Disasters U.S. Agencies Take Modest Steps To Achieve Commission Goals. Washington: National Commission on Children and Disasters. May 11, 2010.
Erickson, J. I. Nurse leader’s perspective on disaster preparedness and response: experiences from Haiti. Voice of Nursing Leadership.:8-10, May 2010.
Hospital Assessment and Recovery Guide. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. May 2010.
Zane, R., and others. Hospital Assessment and Recovery Guide. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2010.
Zane, R., and others. Hospital Evacuation Decision Guide. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2010.
After the flood. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 64(5):25-26, May 2010.
H1N1 Influenza and Quality Tools : What Have We Learned? Milwaukee, WI: American Society for Quality Quarterly Quality Report. Mar. 2010.
Preparations enable children’s EDs to effectively handle H1N1 surge. ED Management. 22(3):25-27, Mar. 2010.
Surges always bring surprises. ED Management. 22(3):27, Mar. 2010.
Wallask, S. Involve physicians in your hospitals’s disaster plans. Healthleaders Media, Feb.24, 2010.
Zigmond, J. Extreme makeover: HHS should offer more emergency guidance: GAO. Modern Healthcare. 40(5):14. Feb. 1, 2010.
Wallask, S. Katrina settlement leaves questions about disaster prep for hospitals. Marblehead, MA: Healthleaders Media, Feb. 1, 2010.
Ray, J. New developments in liability protections for providers during a disaster: national guidance for establishing crisis standards of care. AHLA Connections. 14(2):12-17, Feb. 2010.
Wallask, S. Katrina death trial may raise stakes for hospital emergency planning. HealthLeaders Media. Jan 12, 2010.
Wallask, S. Union and hospital system agree on pandemic pact. HealthLeaders Media. Jan. 5, 2010.
Planning Today for a Pandemic Tomorrow a Tool for Nursing Facilities. Princeton, NJ: New Jersey Hospital Association, 2010. http://www.njha.com/paninf/pdf/FINALPanFluToolkit2010.pdf
Downey, E., and Hebert, A. Best practices of hospital security planning for patient surge—a comparative analysis of three national systems. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. 26(2):55-74, 2010.
White, D. D. Blizzards! Savvy healthcare security strategies. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. 26(2):75-82, 2010.
Puttkammer, J. Emergency preparedness: planning considerations for a response to a bomb threat or incident. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. 26(2):83-88, 2010.
Bulson, J., and Bulson, T. How can hospitals be better prepared? A case study of an exercise design program and its effect on a real-life event. Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. 26(2):89-94, 2010.
Altevogt, B., and others. Medical Surge Capacity: Workshop Summary. Washington: National Academies Press, 2010.
Brodsky, M. Planning for misery. Horsham, PA : Risk and Insurance Magazine, 2010.
Disaster Alternate Care Facilities: Report and Interactive Tools. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2010.
Stroud C., and others. Crisis Standards of Care: Summary of a Workshop Series. Washington: National Academies Press, 2010.
Wheatley, B., and Rapporteur. Regionalizing Emergency Care: Workshop Summary. Washington : National Academies Press, 2010.
Danna, D., and Cordray, S. Nursing in the Storm: Voices from Hurricane Katrina. New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2010. (WZ 112.5 N8 D167n 2010).
The Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise: Innovative Strategies to Enhance Products from Discovery Through Approval: Workshop Summary. Washington: National Academies Press, 2010.
Seeman, N., and others. Assessing and responding in real time to online anti-vaccine sentiment during a flu pandemic. Healthcare Quarterly. 13(Sp): 8-15, 2010 http://www.longwoods.com/content/21923
Stroud, C., and others. Medical Countermeasures Dispensing: Emergency Use Authorization and the Postal Model : Workshop Summary. The National Academies Press, 2010. http://books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12952
Getting Medicines to Patients Who Need Them During a Crisis. Washington: Rx Response, 2008-2010. http://www.rxresponse.org/PublicResources/Pages/EmergencyPrescriptions.aspx