GNYHA released its Emergency Preparedness Initiatives and Activities: 2017 Annual Report, which details trainings and programs covering various emergency preparedness topics; collaborative workgroups that addressed complex issues; and our monthly Emergency Preparedness Coordinating Council, during which GNYHA, government response partners, and hospital and health system emergency managers from across the region gather to discuss various issues. The report also describes how GNYHA works with members, other provider groups, and City, State, and Federal emergency management agencies to facilitate coordinated, comprehensive emergency responses.
2017 Annual Report: GNYHA Emergency Preparedness Initiatives and Activities
May 30, 2018
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FDNY Initiatives to Enhance Emergency Department Operations
Over the past several years, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) has launched several initiatives designed to increase coordination and enhance operations at hospital emergency departments that are part of the 911 system. This tool contains descriptions of these initiatives. Hospitals are encouraged to contact designated project leads for further information.
May 3, 2021
FDNY EMS Hospital Load Balancing Optimization Initiative
This document details the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) hospital load balancing optimization initiative that was carried out from mid-January through early April 2021 and the initiative’s initial outcomes. This is of relevance to New York City hospital members that are part of the 911-system.
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FDNY EMS to Launch Ambulance System Optimization Process Next Week; Webinar on January 11
Starting mid-week the week of January 11, FDNY EMS will launch an ambulance system optimization process that will be integrated with existing FDNY Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) algorithms. Information about the optimization process, how it is anticipated to impact 911-participating facilities, and ongoing monitoring of this new process can be found below. During March and...
January 7, 2021