Listing of all Emergency Preparedness CoPs from CMS

On September 8, 2016 CMS published the Emergency Preparedness final rule.  The 651 final rule document served as the blueprint and intent for the codified language that 17 health care provider types will have to live by.  On Friday, September 16th, the CFR was updated...

ASPR Blog Post from Dr. Lurie on the CMS Preparedness Rule

Dr. Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a Blog post providing an overview of the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule.  From her blog, she describes the reasoning behind the new rule:...

New York Times Article on the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

The New York Times published an article providing an overview of the updated rule and its anticipated impacts.  A copy of the article can be found on their website here. Crisis Focus, LLC has focused expertise in healthcare emergency management, including focused...

5 Reasons Why Ebola is No Big Deal

Many of us in the Emergency Preparedness field have been spending most of our time lately on preparing for Ebola, and the good news is that there is truly nothing new under the sun in the realm of emergency management.  Let me explain… In the field of Emergency...