5 Steps to Better Continuity Planning

Whether you are planning for a hurricane, earthquake or cyber incident, the ability to maintain essential functions is critical to your organization’s success and long term viability. Working with organizations over the past two years, we have seen an increased...

CMS Takeaway: Make the most of Real World Events

When faced with real-world disasters the CMS Emergency Preparedness CoP may be the last thing on your mind, but don’t let it drift too far down the list of priorities.  Real-word events are what the #CMSEPRule is designed to prepare for, so making sure you keep...

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: The Local EM Impact Webinar

On November 16, 2016, the Final Rule on Emergency Preparedness from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services went into effect. It details enhanced Emergency Preparedness requirements for a significant portion of the healthcare spectrum. This webinar will provide...

Declare = Documenting

As health care providers are preparing for a potentially crippling Nor’easter, it is perhaps the first major disaster to affect a large geography since the effective date of the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule.   There is a potentially under-noticed clause in a...

4 Focus Areas to Get Executive Buy-In

When I made the transition from a program manager of a large Health System Emergency Management program to a Senior Leadership role, one of the main questions I got (and continue to get) is how do you get C-Suite buy-in and support of my Healthcare Emergency...