Dan Millar and Frederick Bagg
A Crisis Communication Primer for Hospital CEOs
Business Emergency Management Planning
Provides a link to the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) page describing a comprehensive plan for dealing with terrorism-related events. This plan includes specific instructions to building occupants, actions to be taken by facility management, and first responder notification procedures.
Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness
Ambulances to Nowhere- America’s Critical Shortfall in Medical Preparedness for Catastrophic Terrorism
The Joint Commission
(Effective January 1, 2001) Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The emergency management plan describes how the organization will establish and maintain a program to ensure effective response to disasters or emergencies affecting the environment of care. The plan should address four phases of emergency management activities: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Medical Reserve Corps Web Link
(Citizen’s Corps Volunteer Program, FEMA)
Public Entity Risk Institute
Characteristics of Effective Emergency Management Organizational Structures, and other publications.