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Reflecting Back and Looking Ahead: A Message From HcR's New Chairman

Perry Fri

October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019 - As I step into my role as Healthcare Ready Chairman, I think back to its origins. Founded in the wake of Hurricane K... (more)

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The Critical Role of Pharmaceutical Distributors During Natural Disasters

Erin Horvath

October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019 - Natural disasters – like hurricanes, heavy floods, tornadoes and extreme fires – can happen anywhere, and... (more)


FEMA Appoints Nicolette Louissaint to National Advisory Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2019) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on October 14, 2019 that Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor appointed 15 members to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). Among the appointees is Healthcare Ready’s Executive Director, Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D., who will serve as the Public Health Representative for the next ter... (more)

Healthcare Ready Selects HDA’s Perry Fri As New Board Chair

Healthcare Ready Selects HDA’s Perry Fri As New Board Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2019) – Healthcare Ready today announces the selection of Perry Fri as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Fri has served on the board since Healthcare Ready (formerly Rx Response) was founded in 2007 and brings over 25 years of expertise and leadership in healthcare and supply c... (more)


The Hill

Climate change: Communities hold the key to disaster preparedness

June 26, 2019

As climate change causes increasingly frequent and disastrous events, we must be more prepared than ever to face a crisis. A recent poll found t... (more)

Government Technology

Readiness Survey Suggests More People Are Concerned About Disasters

June 5, 2019

In an interview with Jim McKay from Government Technology, Healthcare Ready Executive Director, Nicolette Louissaint recaps the findings from Healt... (more)

Supply Chain Dive

In disaster response, health supply chain egos melt away

June 4, 2019

Two years after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the pharmaceutical industry reflects on the coordination efforts across reponse agencies to resotre and... (more)


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