A catastrophic incident is defined as any natural or manmade incident, including terrorism, that results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption severely affecting the population, infrastructure, environment, economy, national morale, or government functions.
–FEMA, National Response Framework, May 2013
How prepared is your health system for a natural or manmade incident? This 30-minute informational webinar will focus on:
- The updated CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule that went into effect on November 15, 2017 and what is expected of hospitals
- Regional coordination during disasters and patient surges
- The role of an operational command center to provide real-time visibility and shared situational awareness
- Lessons learned from federal disaster medical responses