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David J. Reisman, FACHE

Executive Director, Emergency Preparedness

Massachusetts General Hospital


134 – Innovations in Healthcare Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Regional Disaster Health Response System and Healthcare’s Role in Preparedness

Presented by David J. Reisman, FACHE at 8:45 AM on Thursday, March 26th.

This session will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago; includes a 15-minute break. This seminar will provide detailed examples of the benefits to hospitals of having a comprehensive and well-practiced emergency preparedness program. It will also introduce the concept of the Regional Disaster Health Response System. You will hear why hospital leadership of these…