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Expanding the Definition of Public Health

The field of medicine has come a long long way from the early 20th century tradition of family doctors homespun remedies and much lower life expectancies People are healthier today and usually live longer lives but the technology of terror also has grown exponentially creating a need for a new

Understanding Public Health Mutual Aid

Friends helping friends neighbors helping neighbors 8211 it 8217 s Biblical it 8217 s common sense and it 8217 s the right thing to do But it 8217 s also much more complicated in today 8217 s world when mass casualty incidents can cause so much damage that very few

EMS and Suicide Bombings – Some Potentially Deadly Considerations

Most terrorist attacks against the United States have been large scale incidents But the demonstrated willingness of individual martyr terrorists to serve as suicide bombers has changed the equation and requires much greater attention than it has been given so far

NIMS & ICS – A Road Map for U.S. Health Departments

Implementation of the guidelines undergirding new national anti terrorism policies will be a major challenge for state 038 local health departments But the end result will be a better coordinated and much more effective national healthcare community

Emerging Infections and Their Impact on EMS

8220 New 8221 diseases combined with the fatal rebirth of ancient diseases believed to have been terminally laid to rest are giving epidemiologists EMS agencies and responders and healthcare workers a daunting challenge of epic proportions

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Article Out Loud – The Race to Interoperability

The Boston Marathon Bombing demonstrated the dedication commitment and strength of those who responded that day The lessons learned from that event continue to strengthen community resilience as participants gather to focus on building interoperability within and between jurisdictions

Article Out Loud – Local Security: The Forgotten Factor in Relief Operations

  By Joseph W. Trindal, An Article Out Loud Flashback from Domestic Preparedness, originally published on February 24, 2010. The 2010 earthquake in Haiti exposed many weaknesses in the local infrastructure. Learn how security gaps and concerns presented even more problems for the relief effort. Narrated by Elisa DeLeon. Listen

Article Out Loud – A Failure To Over-Communicate

  By Terry Hastings, An Article Out Loud Flashback from Domestic Preparedness, originally published on May 10, 2017. Emergency managers (and others) often fail to fully engage and educate the whole community. This 2017 article discusses the need to over-communicate and explore new ways to educate people. Narrated by Elisa

Article Out Loud – Healthcare and Public Health Sector Perspectives

The Healthcare and Public Health Sector is one of 16 sectors identified as critical infrastructure under the Cybersecurity 038 Infrastructure Security Agency According to the U S Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services National Health Expenditures NHE accounted for $4 3 trillion or 18 3 of the U S gross

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