Disasters occur in many forms — the only certainty is that they
will happen. The Disaster Planning Conference guides
hospitals and health systems to prepare for those disasters,
regardless of the type. Planning ahead translates to limited
business disruption, personnel safety, maintained data integrity,
and established responsibilities during and following the
More than 750 people attended CHA’s Disaster Planning for
California Hospitals conference in Sacramento (see
photo gallery), where emergency management professionals and
community and government partners demonstrated their dedication
to “powering readiness through partnerships.” Following an
opening keynote from Michael Anderson, President, UCSF
Benioff Children’s Hospit
CHA’s Disaster Planning for California Hospitals Conference,
to be held Sept. 18-20 in Sacramento, will provide an inside look
at the recent shooting at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in
New York. Sridhar S. Chilimuri, MD, FACP, AGAF,
physician-in-chief and chairman, Department of Medicine for Bronx
Lebanon Hospital Center, will recount how hospital staff
performed heroically under duress, saving all six of the wounded.
“Timely action is what saved lives that day,” Chilimuri said.
Plan ahead to attend the twelfth annual Disaster Planning
Conference September 18-20, 2017. Join hundreds of
your peers to hear speakers share their personal
experiences, best practices, lessons learned, and process
improvements they’ve made to prepare for the next disaster.
Registration is now open and the agenda will be coming
soon. Find more information on CHA’s website.