The AHA hub for emergency response and disaster preparedness provides resources to strengthen and reimagine the emergency management system for the nation’s health care and public health preparedness, response and recovery efforts for natural disasters and other emergencies.
At the 2022 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, rural health care leaders participated in an open dialogue on strengthening emergency management systems.
State hospital association leaders discuss the determination and spirit displayed by health care workers nationwide since the pandemic. “What our members did is not just heartwarming, but it’s hard to believe how well they rose to the occasion. It was a marvel to watch.”
In December 2021, a deadly tornado thundered across the southern U.S., producing catastrophic damage. Learn how hospitals coordinated a rapid response in Graves County, KY.
The AHA discussed the “next wave of emergency preparedness,” at Becker’s CEO + CFO Roundtable. This session centered on three priority areas that health care leaders must address to prepare, respond and recover from future public health emergencies: strengthening cross-sector partnerships, building workforce capacity and resilience, and fostering a culture of preparedness.
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