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Boston hospitals confronted challenges in identifying patients after Marathon bombing - The Boston Globe

Boston hospitals confronted challenges in identifying patients after Marathon bombing - The Boston Globe | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Boston’s trauma centers have been widely praised for saving dozens of Marathon bombing victims: a woman who arrived without a pulse, and others who required bag after bag of blood because they’d lost so much of their own.
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10 Critical Service Line Strategies Following a Merger, Acquisition or Affiliation

10 Critical Service Line Strategies Following a Merger, Acquisition or Affiliation | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
10 Critical Service Line Strategies Following a Merger, Acquisition or Affiliation
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Coronavirus: is this the next pandemic?

Coronavirus: is this the next pandemic? | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Last September a doctor in a Saudi hospital was fired for reporting a new, deadly strain of the coronavirus.

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Great intuitive medicine and shared information helped identify and better define the scope of this outbreak.  However, it's sad there are still organizations such as the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health that choose to ignore the early signs of potentially global infectious agents.

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Ed Rybicki's curator insight, March 16, 2013 6:10 AM

It could be, it could just be, that this is not alarmist - that it is, in fact, a sober warning for what could be coming.  The Middle East is now a world air transport hub; there is a LOT more movement of people in and out of it, and of livestock into it, than ever before - so time may be ripe for the emergence of a new threat to humans.

 

Let's hope not....

Stephen Korsman's comment, March 16, 2013 8:06 AM
Fired??? And the "HIV can be cured" lot are NOT fired??
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Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Examples From 3 Top Health Systems | Strategic Planning

Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare: Examples From 3 Top Health Systems | Strategic Planning | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives, Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare and Appleton, Wis.-based ThedaCare have all employed disruptive innovation to improve quality and lower costs in the new healthcare environment.
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How much will your surgery cost? Finding out cost of hip replacement surgery is a confusing uphill battle: study

How much will your surgery cost? Finding out cost of hip replacement surgery is a confusing uphill battle: study | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Want to know how much a hip replacement will cost? Many hospitals won't be able to tell you, at least not right away — if at all. And if you shop around and find centers that can quote a price, the amounts could vary astronomically, a study found.
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Tablets’ Mobility, Connectivity Lead to Adoption by Emergency Managers

Tablets’ Mobility, Connectivity Lead to Adoption by Emergency Managers | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
However, many in the emergency management community are still determining the best way to use them.
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Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it

Article and recommendations from Dr Daniel Kollek at the Center for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (Ontario, Canada). Pretty darn accurate, I'd say. Would like to know more about the resources he describes....


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Hospital Disaster Readiness: Why Are We Unprepared?

Article and recommendations from Dr Daniel Kollek at the Center for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness (Ontario, Canada). Pretty darn accurate, I'd say. Would like to know more about the resources he describes....


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Mea Allen's curator insight, March 1, 2013 10:20 AM

Recommendations for #HPHEP training

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'No rules any more': Chicago violence hits hard at suburban hospital

'No rules any more': Chicago violence hits hard at suburban hospital | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
When the doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center in suburban Chicago hear that yet another shooting victim is on the way to the emergency room, they don't wait to find out their name.
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How Colo. shooting massacre aftermath prepared hospitals

How Colo. shooting massacre aftermath prepared hospitals | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
One year later, hospitals across the country are implementing the lessons from the tragedy of the Colo. movie theater shooting
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Rethinking the Service Line

Rethinking the Service Line | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Isolation gives way to integration as healthcare leaders look to create service lines that work collaboratively
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Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport | Video on TED.com

When Eric Dishman was in college, doctors told him he had 2 to 3 years to live. That was a long time ago.
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ARC Conference

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Fantastic conference with wonderful speakers.

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AHA on Medicare cuts: Don’t do more with less, just do better | EHRintelligence.com

AHA on Medicare cuts: Don’t do more with less, just do better | EHRintelligence.com | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it
Richard Umbdenstock, CEO of the American Hospital Association (AHA), addressed falling hospital reimbursements tied to a slashed Medicare budget and upcoming sequestration cuts in Nashville this week, urging hospitals to make the most of what they...
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Great points for doing better with less.  In other words, innovation counts.

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Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response

Crisis Standards of Care: A Systems Framework for Catastrophic Disaster Response | Healthcare Emergency Management | Scoop.it

Only 650 pages but a number of sections or 'templates' for different subgroups within the Health sector.


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Allocating Scarce Resources in Disasters: Emergency Department Principles

The ethical and logistical challenges of doing the greatest good for the greatest number.


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