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Puerto Rico’s Recovery: Five Things You Need to Know

Brooks Nelson

February 21, 2018

This blog originally appeared on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation blog. For original post, (more)

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The Current State of Recovery in Puerto Rico

Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D.

January 29, 2018

While daily updates and headlines about Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico have mostly faded, the ongoing challenges affecting rec... (more)


Healthcare Ready Appoints New Board Chair

WASHINGTON, DC, October 11, 2017 - Healthcare Ready today announced the appointment of Bruce Altevogt, PhD, as board chair. Altevogt brings decades of expertise and involvement in health policy and healthcare preparedness and response.

“Dr. Altevogt's extensive experience and work in both preparedness and broader health policy offers an invaluable perspective to our organization... (more)

Healthcare Ready Issues Urgent Guidance for Residents in the Path of Irma: Prepare Now for Health Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 8, 2017) —– As residents of Florida and the Southeast face one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, Healthcare Ready, a non-profit organization meeting urgent health needs of people struck by disaster, are strongly encouraging urges those in the storm’s path to prepare for t... (more)


CBS News

Why so many medicines are in short supply months after Hurricane Maria

February12, 2018

The nation's health care system is still reeling from Hurricane Maria five months after the killer storm hit. Along with Puerto Rico's electrical g... (more)

Domestic Preparedness

New Emergency Rule: Challenge for Some, Good for All

February 7, 2018

Although most people outside healthcare have little awareness of the rule or its requirements, there are good reasons everyone should understand, a... (more)

Drug Topics

Pharma Supply Chain, Industry Still Recovering from Hurricane Maria

January 29, 2018

The shock waves from Hurricane Maria, which barreled into Puerto Rico in September 2017, are still shaking the pharmaceutical supply chain. Puerto ... (more)


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