Emergency Readiness

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A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for developing better diagnostics, vaccines and treatments to enhance U.S. readiness for an outbreak or attack involving smallpox or related diseases, and systems and policies that would allow public health and…
AHA March 18 shared with the House Ways and Means Committee its proposals to strengthen access to timely emergency medical care, particularly in rural and underserved areas.
The AHA and other founding members of the Common Health Coalition March 13 committed to action in four priority areas: coordination between health care and public health; always-on emergency preparedness; real-time disease detection; and exchange of actionable data, particularly to advance equity.
The AHA CLEAR Crisis Leadership Video Series, now available on demand, features hospital and health system leaders sharing insights, strategies and lessons learned on navigating public health emergencies ranging from mass violence incidents to natural disasters to cyberattacks.
When joined together, emergency prep and routine immunizations can be an effective way to mobilize community members to make healthy choices for their future selves.
Convening Leaders for Emergency and Response, AHA’s hub for emergency response and disaster preparedness resources, has released a “tip sheet” to help health care organizations effectively communicate with staff, patients and the larger community during a public health emergency.
Boost health care organizations’ communication in crises with tips, practical strategies and field examples for staff, patients, and the community.
AHA.org is the website for the American Hospital Association. Information on CPR, BLS, ACLS, PALS and other emergency cardiovascular certifications may be found on the American Heart Association website at: https://cpr.heart.org/.