Topic: Crisis Communications
The errant ballistic missile alert that panicked Hawaii last year showed that emergency communications officials need to get better at social media.
As the Carolinas brace themselves for Hurricane Florence, hospitals and health systems in the storm’s path need to be ready for the long-term effects.
In a letter to a Massachusetts watchdog agency, Attorney General Maura Healey raised concerns about the consolidation.
Six months after Hurricane Maria, 10% of Puerto Rico's permanent health centers still suffer from lack of power.
Nine days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, hospitals struggle to care for an influx of patients.
Only 11 of Puerto Rico’s 69 hospitals have power or fuel, leaving the few hospitals that are open to handle a surge of injured patients and those who need care for chronic conditions.
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, medical services in Puerto Rico are in a precarious position, and for some patients it is safer to evacuate.
The public health impacts of Hurricane Irma have required a coordinated response among the medical community at both the federal and local levels.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service is setting up a medical shelter in Houston to provide care to thousands of displaced residents.
In Black Book Research's annual public relations survey, payer and provider executives said technology catastrophes were their top concern.