This document is intended to provide a checklist of potential issues for a facility to review after a disaster and is not to be construed as recommendations. It is intended to assist facilities in maintaining a safe environment of care. Facilities may choose to use all or part of this document when assessing their operations.
Recovery Checklist for Hospitals After a Disaster
September 27, 2017
GNYHA Symposium Highlights Evolution of Emergency Preparedness Since 9/11
GNYHA recently hosted a symposium to explore how health care emergency preparedness has changed since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The speakers discussed the shifting threat landscape and the ongoing evolution of emergency management based on numerous factors, including an aging population, climate change, and the growing complexities of health care delivery. Dan Hanfling,...
September 13, 2021
Depleted Blood Supply
Like blood banks across the country, the New York Blood Center (NYBC) and Metro Blood are experiencing a depletion in blood supply to below normally maintained levels as pre-pandemic demand returns. Currently, both organizations can fill standing orders and meet emergency demands with the supply that will be generated by scheduled community blood drives. However,...
June 25, 2021
GNYHA Webinar Explores Impact of Violent Extremism on Health Care
GNYHA hosted a webinar last week with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention and NewYork-Presbyterian’s Security and Emergency Management Department on violent extremism and potential impacts on health care. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Director of Training and Emergency Management Barbara Daly led the webinar. A 30-year veteran of the Federal...
May 24, 2021