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  • Tags: Preparedness

Creator: Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Subject: General
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-27
Description: The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is rapidly developing and deploying resources to respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This page includes COVID-19 Response Resources and Guidelines.

Creator: Madad, Syra, Joshua Moskovitz, Matthew R. Boyce, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, and Rebecca Katz.
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-16
Description: Over the past century, society has achieved great gains in medicine, public health, and health-care infrastructure, particularly in the areas of vaccines, antibiotics, sanitation, intensive care and medical technology.

Creator: Predictive Healthcare team at Penn Medicine
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-16
Description: This tool was developed by the Predictive Healthcare team at Penn Medicine. For questions and comments please see their contact page. Code can be found on Github. You can join their Slack channel if you would like to get involved. Discrete-time SIR…

Creator: CDC
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2016-11-03
Description: CDC’s pandemic influenza preparedness efforts include ongoing surveillance of human and animal influenza A viruses, risk assessments of influenza A viruses with pandemic potential, and the development and improvement of preparedness tools that can…

Creator: University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2019-04-11
Description: Differentiate between engineering controls and administrative controlsGiven a high-level isolation scenario, utilize both engineering and administrative controls to safely solve a series of problems

Creator: CDC
Subject: Intake and Internal Transport
Item Type: Checklist
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-02
Description: All U.S. healthcare facilities need to be prepared for new and emerging infectious disease threats such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). All hospitals should be equipped and ready to care for a limited number of infected…

Creator: NYC Health + Hospitals and GNYHA
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2019-08-15
Description: On August 15, GNYHA and NYC Health + Hospitals (H + H) co-hosted a webinar to provide an update on special pathogen outbreaks now occurring internationally and how all hospitals can improve their readiness for potentially infected patients.…

Creator: Nathan L. Yozwiak, Christian T. Happi, Donald S. Grant, John S. Schieffelin, Robert F. Garry, Pardis C. Sabeti, and Kristian G. Andersen, on behalf of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium and the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of…

Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-06-30
Description: Summary

Recent infectious disease epidemics illustrate how health systems failures anywhere can create disease vulnerabilities everywhere. We must therefore prioritize investments in health care infrastructure in outbreak-prone regions of the…

Creator: Center for Global Development (CGD)
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-05-09
Description: This report explores the lessons of the Ebola outbreak [2014-2015] through the lens of the US and UN policymakers who were forced to construct an unprecedented response in real time. It tells the story of their choices around four major policy…