Domestic Preparedness

Resilient Communities – More Than Just “Grit”

May 16, 2017

The upcoming hurricane season and recent reports of disease outbreaks – domestically and abroad – serve as reminders that there are several threats... (more)

Domestic Preparedness

Building Community Resilience Through Health Equity

April 5, 2017

In the past few years, the public health field has moved to account for the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age that pos... (more)

RealClear Health

Disaster Relief Depends on Secure Supply Chains

March 30, 2017

A FedEx warehouse might save your life. When hurricanes are approaching, FedEx allows the Red Cross to stock emergency supplies in its warehouses. ... (more)

The Hill

Renew our leadership’s commitment to protecting Americans from outbreaks

March 28, 2017

The future of the Affordable Care Act. The immigration ban. Continued protests. Battles with the media. Every day brings new challenges for the Tru... (more)

Morning Consult

To Bolster National Security, Don’t Cut Scientific Research

March 24, 2017

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget is essentially a policy document, outlining the policy priorities of the administration and their plan to ... (more)

Morning Consult

The Key to Medicine Resilience Is Continued Access for All Americans

February 2, 2017

A critical foundational element of any effective health care system is ensuring access to proper care. However, this is something many take for gra... (more)

The Hill

Collaboration Needed for Inauguration Emergency Planning and Beyond

January 19, 2017

Friday’s inauguration, related events and protests will bring millions of people to D.C., which will inevitably cause several disruptions around th... (more)

Palm Beach Post

Zika, Hurricane Season A Dual Threat

September 12, 2016

As Florida cleans up the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine, public health officials are faced with the tough question of whether they have the capabil... (more)

Home Healthcare News

Final CMS Emergency Prep Rule Hits Home Health

September 9, 2016

Under a new final rule, home health agencies and other Medicare-certified providers will be required to meet emergency preparedness standards—or fa... (more)

The New York Times

Health Care Providers Scramble to Meet New Disaster Readiness Rule

September 9, 2016

An estimated 72,315 American health care providers and suppliers--from hospitals and nursing homes to dialysis facilities and care homes for those ... (more)


Are You Prepared for an Emergency? How to Help Yourself and Aging Loved Ones

September 6, 2016

The Louisiana floods in August of 2016 destroyed more than 60,000 homes and forced more than 15,000 people into shelters at the height of the disas... (more)

Emergency Management and Response ISAC InfoGram

Healthcare Ready Helps Medical Supply Chain

September 1, 2016

The one time when it is critical for healthcare facilities to have a strong supply chain is during and after a disaster, but that’s when it’s often... (more)

Global Alliance for Patient Access

What are the Critical International Barriers to Patient Access?

August 25, 2016

Healthy lives and well-being for all are among the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. The U.N. calls for “access to quality es... (more)

Provider Magazine

Elderly Evacuation During Natural Disaster A Major Concern, Poll Finds

August 5, 2016

Thirty percent of Americans do not feel comfortable that their elderly relatives will be safely evacuated during a natural disaster, a recent Healt... (more)

National Lieutenant Governors Association

NLGA Passes Resolution In Support Of Healthcare Ready

July 28, 2016

National Lieutenant Governors Association - Resolution In Support Of Healthcare Ready (more)

DomPrep Journal

DomPrep Journal - Challenges

July 27, 2016

The probability of certain public health threats, the costs and funding related to such threats, and the “silo” effect of the public health sector ... (more)

Domestic Preparedness

Bringing Public Health Preparedness Into the 21st Century

July 12, 2016

The probability of certain public health threats, the costs and funding related to such threats, and the “silo” effect of the public health sector ... (more)

Modern Healthcare

Complexity of healthcare requires a new approach to disaster preparedness

June 14, 2016

Every year, the start of summer begins with a familiar refrain predicting the severity of the upcoming hurricane season. This year, forecasters say... (more)

The Times-Picayune

More than terrorism or global pandemic, we fear natural disasters

June 2, 2016

Two days into the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, a new survey shows that U.S. residents fear natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floo... (more)

Fierce Healthcare

Americans ill-prepared for health issues following natural disasters

June 2, 2016

Americans are ill-prepared to handle health conditions in the event of a natural disaster, according to a new survey commissioned by Healthcare Rea... (more)

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Strengthening healthcare and pharmaceutical supply chains is critical for healthcare resiliency

May 6, 2016

One of the many lessons learned from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was the existence of catastrophic gaps in protecting patients’ ac... (more)

NBC News

Americans Are Buying Up Insect Repellent Amid Zika Worries

March 23, 2016

Zika headlines have Americans freaked out about mosquito bites, and that's good news for companies that make bug repellent. Shoppers are stocking ... (more)

US News and World Report

The Zika Test

February 9, 2016

Reports of the Zika virus outbreak throughout Brazil and the Centers for Disease Control's warning for pregnant women not to travel to the area rei... (more)

Real Simple Magazine

What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

January 20, 2016

The facts on the mosquito-borne disease that has the CDC urging some travelers to reconsider their vacations. (more)

The Hill

Preparing for the next hurricane isn’t enough

October 16, 2015

As South Carolina recovers from the tremendous flooding and damage from Hurricane Joaquin, one of the considerations will be how we could have been... (more)

Pharmacy Times

Hurricane Joaquin: Help Prepared for Pharmacies

October 2, 2015

As Hurricane Joaquin blasts the Bahamas, many have feared that the storm would travel north to the East Coast. Although a landfall on US ground i... (more)

PhRMA Conversations

How can we learn from previous disasters to plan for future ones as a community?

September 30, 2015

The idea that someday everything you love could be threatened, you may have to evacuate, may even lose your home is understandably something we’d a... (more)

Morning Consult

Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned Have Become Lessons Lost

August 24, 2015

Ten years ago, the entire country was horrified by the devastation wrought by complacency. Hurricane Katrina demonstrated just how interdependent o... (more)

American Pharmacists Association

Pharmacists and Infectious Disease

July 17, 2015

Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted virus that generally causes no symptoms or mild illness, but is associated with microcephaly in infants whose ... (more)

News On 6 Oklahoma's Own

Medical Minute: Disaster Plan For Prescriptions

April 2, 2015

Medical Minute: Disaster Plan For Prescriptions (more)

Huffington Post

Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy

November 1, 2012

Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independe... (more)

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