Search Tag: disaster management

Executive Health Management

U.S. Hospitals Brace For Disasters At Party Conventions

2016 19 Jul

Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are on high alert as the two cities host the Republican and Democratic party conventions to choose their presidential candidates.    But the level of preparedness has been overshadowed by a growing concern from random or criminally-intended shootings of civilians and policemen in the largest... Read more

IT Management

Electronic Wristbands Could Transmit Vital Data From Disaster Victims

2015 08 Feb

The coloured paper tags used to classify victims of mass casualty incidents may one day be replaced by plastic electronic wristbands capable of transmitting real-time data to emergency response control centres. The new tags are being developed by an international team of researchers at Fraunhofer-Institute fuer Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT),... Read more

IMAGING Management

Boston Marathon Bombing: Lessons From A Radiology Department

2014 26 May

A year on from the Boston Marathon bombing, Kelly Bergeron, Manager of MRI Services at Boston Medical Centre has written about the lessons learned, in Radiology Management's March/April 2014 issue. Those who work in the ancillary departments of large hospitals are well aware of the roles they play in the patient care experience, although the work of... Read more

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