Category Archives: News
Flu season is fast approaching, and the Northwest Healthcare Response Network is working with our partners to ensure that our healthcare community is ready. Continue reading
It’s good to know what personal health information can be disclosed and under what circumstances in a disaster situation. This primer, published by ASPR TRACIE last year, answers those questions.
With inclement weather upon us, it’s good to know where to turn for local resources. The Network has compiled links and info to help you get prepared. Click here for our 2017-18 Winter Weather Bulletin.
Executive Director Onora Lien discusses on King 5 News how the region’s healthcare community is preparing to respond to a major disaster, and what individuals can do to help in a response. This was filmed two days after the Las Vegas active shooter event where 58 people were killed and 500+ people sought medical attention at hospitals. https://vimeo.com/236786610
Our annual event brought together healthcare executives from around the region, along with leaders from local and state public health, emergency management and private sector partners, who work with and serve health care in our community. An event recap, including links to presentations and other materials, can be found here.
The Network’s Executive Director, Onora Lien, discusses healthcare community preparations for and response to the impacts of Hurricane Harvey with Carrie Kroll from the Texas Hospital Association in this video.
Sixty percent of Americans aren’t ready for a disaster. Are you one of them? Here‘s a plan to get you prepared this month.
NPR’s Kelly McEvers spoke with Darrell Pile, CEO of the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, which runs the catastrophic medical operations center. Read or listen to the entire interview here.
The Network is excited to announce the addition of two new Training and Exercise staff!
As follow-up to our previous announcement regarding the Network’s expansion into Kitsap County and providing support for all Western Washington coalitions, we’re excited to announce
Now available: a recording of our webinar covering how healthcare facilities should prepare for packaging various organism specimens for external laboratory testing.
We are pleased to announce that the Northwest Healthcare Response Network will be expanding our healthcare coalition to Kitsap County, effective July 1, 2017.