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7 Days, 7 Stories of Why Healthcare Ready Needs You

Courtney Romolt

November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 - Preparedness is a part of everything we do at Healthcare Ready. When we’re not (more)

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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)


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)


Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness

Hurricane Dorian and Disaster Response in the Face of Constant Threats

December 4, 2019

Emergency managers across the United States brace themselves for the intense months of August through November. (more)

National Journal

Hospitals Prepare for Disasters With Limited Fed Dollars

November 5, 2019

Experts want Congress to boost emergency-preparedness funding for health care systems, which has been halved over the last two decades. (more)

Modern Healthcare

California Hospitals Adjust To A New Normal As Fires Rage

November 2, 2019

California hospitals and their surrounding communities are coping with a new reality of intermittent power outages and evacuations amid more freque... (more)


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