Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness: Gap Analysis for Healthcare Organizations

Thursday, March 25
10:00am11:00am CDT

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Presented By

Attila Hertelendy, PhD

Assistant Professor
Florida International University

Craig Fugate

Former Director
FEMA

Gregory Ciottone, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
About the Session

The COVID-19 pandemic tested the resiliency of healthcare organizations globally. A fundamental understanding of what went well and what can be learned will be discussed. A gap analysis pertinent to healthcare organizations will be presented. Participants will learn about crisis leadership concepts and the role of the CDC and FEMA in pandemics and disaster response and recovery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate emergency management principles and practice in the context of complex disasters in the healthcare setting.
  • Analyze best practices in disaster management, crisis leadership and business continuity that contribute to improving preparedness, response and recovery of healthcare organizations.

This session qualifies for 1.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit. Attendees must participate during the scheduled time to earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit.