Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness

Jan 23, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week released a report recommending changes to streamline its Public Assistance Program based on feedback from stakeholders interviewed by an independent advisory committee.
Jan 12, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this week simplified procedures for its Public Assistance Program, which provides disaster response grants to non-profit health care organizations and others.
Dec 14, 2022
The Biden Administration has named 17 members to the Ground Ambulance and Patient Billing Advisory Committee, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Nov 29, 2022
AHA is releasing a cross-sector field guide on disaster and emergency preparedness in collaboration with national partners.
Oct 18, 2022
The Biden Administration released a strategy to better prepare and protect the nation from future pandemics and biological threats, and called for Congress to provide $88 billion over five years to help implement the plan. 
Oct 10, 2022
The Florida Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation has established a Health Care Heroes Relief Fund to provide immediate financial support to hospital employees displaced by Hurricane Ian. 
Sep 30, 2022
Climate change could increase flooding from hurricanes for hospitals in highly populated areas along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, according to a study reported yesterday in GeoHealth. The authors estimate at least half of hospitals in 25 metropolitan areas on these coasts are at risk of flooding…
Aug 16, 2022
On Friday, December 10, 2021, the deadliest tornado outbreak on record, for the month of December.