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Panel discussion at NHCPC: Cybersecurity and emergency preparedness

In just the past few months, HCCs around the U.S. have worked through hurricanes, wildfires, and mass shootings. They all remind us of the importance of up-to-date preparedness and effective communications. You are on the front line to keep people safe, mitigate damage and loss of life, and speed recovery after an incident. Join hundreds of your HCC peers from across the country to discuss new healthcare emergency management principles and best practices. Learn how up-to-date preparedness strategies, fast communication, situational awareness, and a well-coordinated recovery plan can:

  • Protect patients and staff
  • Mitigate the impact of a disaster
  • Enable you to maintain operations in the face of threat

We hope to see you at the following event programs:

Welcome Reception: Tuesday, Nov. 28, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Panel Discussion:  Cybersecurity and Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare Time: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Speakers: Eric Chetwynd, General Manager at Everbridge; J. Robert McKee, Boston University School of Medicine, Healthcare Emergency Management Program; Robin Reinke, Emergency Manager, Bringham & Women’s Hospital The purpose of this presentation will be to synthesize the practical aspects of cybersecurity and information system dependencies and vulnerabilities. Through the analysis of case study examples and emergency preparedness planning, attendees will receive functional guidance and recommendations for implementation.  As many industry leaders have discussed, effective cybersecurity planning is fundamental to patient safety and emergency preparedness. The Everbridge Booth Everbridge will be located in booth #8 in the tradeshow area. View the Everbridge General Hospital test site, where you can launch incidents, test out our CMS Emergency Prep templates and track results in real-time. Enter to win a drone and receive a copy of Sheri Fink, MD, PhD’s Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

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