WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 16, 2018 – The National Council of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (NCI) a cross-sector partnership providing a forum for sharing cyber and physical threats and mitigation strategies for the critical infrastructure sectors, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2018. The ... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2018 – Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit focused on improving the resiliency of healthcare systems to better meet health needs amid disaster, today announced its partnership with Google to develop a proof of concept for refining future disaster response through data analytics and collaboration. Healthcare Ready developed a (more)
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)
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)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 25, 2017 –With Hurricane Harvey approaching the Texas coast, Healthcare Ready, an organization of private healthcare stakeholders and government response entities is working at its highest level of activation to provide ongoing needed assistance and coordination of response efforts. The following state... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 17, 2017 – Healthcare Ready announced today that Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D., has been named executive director and board president. In this role, Dr. Louissaint will guide the strategic direction and lead the growth of the organization.
“Nicolette has a depth of experience in healthcare emergency preparedness and disaster response, which she brings to... (more)
For the Second Year, Poll Shows Americans Fear Natural Disasters Affecting Their Communities More than Terrorism, Global Pandemic or Cyber-Attack Combined
At the Start of Hurricane Season, Results Indicate Majority of Americans are Concerned about the Possibility of a Disaster, but are Not Prepared.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 1, 2017: A new survey o... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 6, 2016 – As Hurricane Matthew gets closer to making landfall on the mainland of the United States, Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring patient access to healthcare in times of disasters, is engaged to provide ongoing needed assistance and coordination of response efforts. The following stat... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 30, 2016 – Healthcare Ready celebrates the passage of $1.1 billion towards the Zika virus response efforts included in the continuing resolution (CR) voted on by Congress this week and signed into law by President Obama yesterday. The CR includes emergency funding urgently needed for the Zika response, which has already resulted in 3,625 cases in... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 19, 2016 – Following the devastating and historic flooding in Louisiana, Healthcare Ready, an organization of private healthcare stakeholders and government response entities has been working at its highest level of activation to provide ongoing needed assistance and coordination of response efforts. The fol... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 11, 2016 – Healthcare Ready announced today the appointment of Dr. Matt Minson and Greg Halvacs to its Board of Directors. Minson and Halvacs bring outstanding expertise and experience in healthcare preparedness and response, and global supply chain security.
“Matt’s experience shaping influential public health preparedness and respons... (more)
As Hurricane Season Begins Poll Shows Americans Fear Natural Disasters Affecting Their Communities More than Terrorism, Global Pandemic or Environmental Disasters Combined
Results Shows Weaknesses in How Americans Would Address Their Health Conditions During a Disaster
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 1, 2016: As America approaches hurricane and tornado s... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 11, 2016 – Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that works to protect patient access to healthcare in the face of disaster and disease through collaboration with public health and healthcare, today announced that Dr. Bruce Altevogt and Dr. Asha M. George have joined the organization’s Board of Directors.
“I am thrilled to welcome directors with ... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 26, 2016 – Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that works to protect patient access to healthcare in the face of disaster and disease through collaboration with public health and healthcare, today announced that The Honorable Andrew Weber and Dara Lieberman have joined its board of directors.
Weber and Lieberman bring significant experience in the fie... (more)
The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, U.S. House of Representatives
The Honorable Tom Price, Chairman, Budget Committee
The Honorable Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, Budget Committee
October 8, 2015
Dear Speaker Boehner, Leader Pelosi, Chairman Price and Ranki... (more)
The Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman
The Honorable Frank Pallone, Ranking Member
September 30, 2015
Dear Chairman Upton and Ranking Member Pallone:
On behalf of Healthcare Ready, a non-profit organization and public-private partnership dedicated to improving the health of every American, I'm writing to voice our strong opposition to the Reconciliation Instructions pro... (more)
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 -- Rx Response, a national nonprofit that strives to ensure patient access to medications during natural disasters and other emergencies, has anno... (more)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 12, 2015 – Rx Response, a nonprofit organization that helps ensure that the delivery of medicines and medical supplies is not disrupted during disasters, today announced that Emily Lo... (more)