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.
FDNY Initiatives to Enhance Emergency Department Operations
May 3, 2021
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DOH Health Care Facility Emergency Planning Deadline; NYCEM Emergency Radio Communications Program
The New York State Department of Health’s (DOH) deadline to complete the Critical Asset Survey (CAS) and Facility Evacuation Planning Application (FEPA) for hospital and continuing care facilities within New York City is March 31. Additionally, New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) is conducting an ongoing Emergency Radio Communications Program and will host an upcoming...
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Perspectives Podcast: Communicating in a Crisis
GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast takes a deep dive into hospital issues and operations. Each episode examines the perspectives of health care executives while discussing various topics. Ep. 9 – Communicating in a Crisis GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast continues with an expert look at hospital crisis communications. Join us as GNYHA’s Brian Conway, Senior Vice President, Communications, interviews...
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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.
May 3, 2021