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Guest Article: How to decide which hospital systems to prioritize when planning for disaster recovery

I recently saw BridgeHead Software’s white paper on Healthcare Disaster Recovery and found it quite useful. I invited Charles Mallio, Jr., who is currently Vice President of Business Development for BridgeHead, to give us a summary of their thinking around DR in healthcare. Prior to joining BridgeHead, Charles worked for 12 years at MEDITECH, the last six of which he was responsible for worl...

BayCare Health CISO Thien Lam Shares His Insights on Disaster Recovery and Related Issues

Mark HaglandThien Lam, CISO at BayCare Health System, shares his perspectives on some of the key issues facing CISOs in patient care organizations right now, including disaster recovery, business continuity, and network segmentation

New UGA study focuses on safe infant feeding in post-disaster setting

In the wake of a natural disaster, displaced families face a number of hardships that may lead to poor health and nutrition. In these conditions, babies and mothers are particularly vulnerable, but their unique feeding needs are often overlooked in disaster relief efforts.

Study illustrates emerging role for telemedicine in disaster response

Direct-to-consumer telemedicine is a viable way to deliver medical care in the days following a natural disaster, although most people who use such services do so for routine matters rather than disaster-caused illnesses, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

New educational pre-disaster video developed for child daycare providers

Children present with unique needs, particularly in a disaster. One challenge is that children may be completely dependent on adults for their care. With this in mind, and considering the physical, psychological and legal needs of children during and after a disaster, a group of stakeholders devised the outline for an educational pre-disaster video for child daycare providers in Los Angeles County...

Prestigious NSF grant to help study compassion, local decisions in disaster planning

(University of Kansas) A University of Kansas urban planning researcher has received a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to study local decision making aimed at mitigating natural hazards and damages due to disasters, such as flooding and hurricanes.

From property damage to lost production: How natural disasters impact economics

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) When a natural disaster strikes, major disaster databases tend to compile information about losses such as damages to property or cost of repairs, but other economic impacts after the disaster are often overlooked--such as how a company's lost ability to produce products may affect the entire supply-chain within ...

Disaster Relief Via Drone

(MedPage Today) -- How can new tech help in disaster medicine?

Opinion: Congress needs to back legislation supporting disaster preparedness

When disaster strikes, the public health response must be fast and certain. To ensure that, we need to fund it now.

Is lower-fat diet associated with breast cancer overall survival?

(JAMA Network) Women diagnosed with breast cancer during the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification trial who were following a lower-fat diet had increased breast cancer overall survival, although the increase was likely partly due to better survival from several causes of death.

Marken adding nursing network, expects exponential growth

Marken is planning to develop a global home-based nursing network as an increasing amount of clinical trial protocols now include a DTP/DFP component.

Virginia Murray - the science of disaster risk reduction

Virginia Murray, public health consultant in global disaster risk reduction at Public Health England, was instrumental in putting together the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction - an international agreement which aims to move the world from reacting to disasters, to proactively preventing them. In this podcast, she explains what they...

The Allstate Foundation Brings Disaster Preparedness Week to the Northwest and Donates $100,000 ...

"Although it might be the last thing on your mind, a disaster could occur in any community at any time across the Northwest," said Allstate Read more...

U.S. disaster-response force stretched thin as hurricane season starts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last September, the top U.S. disaster-response official ordered all hands on deck.

Marken adding nursing network for at-home clinical trials

Marken is planning to develop a global home-based nursing network as an increasing amount of clinical trial protocols now include a DTP/DFP component.

The Disaster-time Health Record (DHR)

It’s time to add a new acronym to the long list of medical records-related acronyms: the DHR. The disaster-time health record is similar to a personal health record (PHR) except it’s meant to maintain an electronic record that is concise and simple enough to be used by emergency personnel in times of natural or other types of disasters (or even personal disasters, I guess). We should h...

Bracing For Hurricanes: Preparedness Among Older Adults

How prepared for disaster are community-dwelling older adults? Can they be expected to heed disaster preparedness recommendations? The Gerontologist

CDC cancels nuclear disaster talk, focus switches to flu outbreak Source: Cox Media Group

Three days after a false report of a missile attack on Hawaii seemed the perfect time to help the public for a nuclear disaster. But instead, the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed the top of Tuesday's discussion to the flu epidemic .

OCR Concerned About HIPAA Contingency Plans

Developing a good HIPAA contingency plan is critical to ensuring a facility can access data during a disaster or cyberattack, and it also is required for HIPAA compliance. Creating that plan may require more assessment and planning than one might imagine, and it’s the kind of thing that can be lacking in an otherwise good HIPAA program.

Yes-associated protein (YAP) in pancreatic cancer: at the epicenter of a targetable signaling network associated with patient survival

Were NYC Cancer Cases Tied to Chernobyl Disaster?

MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 -- A possible link between a cluster of cases in New York City of an extremely rare type of cancer and the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine has been found by researchers. They began their investigation after 10...

Merck’s KEYTRUDA Significantly Improved Overall Survival and Progression-Free Survival as First-Line Treatment for Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in Pivotal Phase 3 KEYNOTE-407 Trial

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 KEYNOTE-407 trial investigating KEYTRUDA, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with carboplatin-paclitaxel or nab-paclitaxel, as first-line treatment for metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (sNSCLC), met the dual primary endpoints of overall survival (OS) and progression...

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing. The killer tsunami also swamped the emergency power supply at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, sending its reactors into meltdown as cooling systems failed in what...

Cancer survival around the world

An interesting study measuring trends in cancer survival between 2000 and 2014 found, unsurprisingly, that patients in more developed countries had better survival. For women diagnosed with breast cancer between 2010 and 2014, 5-year survival rates reached 89.5% in Australia and 90.2% in the United States, but generally varied worldwide and remained low in some […]

Injuries and loss of life boost religious faith after disasters

Weather-related disasters can make people more religious but it depends on the toll they inflict, suggests new research. If a disaster injures a significant number of people, it can strengthen religiosity among those who are already religious. But if a disaster inflicts mostly economic damage, the opposite effect applies.

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