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 disaster event.
Content related to prior years’ Disaster Conferences may be accessed using the following links:
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.