How Patient Lookup Reduces the Burden on Disaster Response Caregivers

Standing on the hard concrete floor in a convention center in 2021, I watched as nurses made frustrated and frantic calls to hospitals and nursing homes. Hurricane Ida had swept through Louisiana one week prior, and now instead of booths with branded giveaways, rows...

Emergency Planning: Preparing for Disasters Before They Occur

In 2021, emergency planning is more complicated than ever due to an increase in the frequency and types of events, including concurrent incidents, spanning natural disasters, public health emergencies, and man-made events. As emergencies occur more often, it is...