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THIRD NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
The Leading Forum on Disaster, Epidemic and Terrorism Planning, Response and Recovery for Healthcare Organizations

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
Washington, DC

March 4 - 6, 2009

2009 NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT MULTIMEDIA
Watch video of the 2009 Emergency Management Summit on the go. The Emergency Management Summit is Podcasting all general sessions on Video iPOD™ Nano, a DVD-ROM, or a Flash Drive. Concurrent breakout session audio and all related presentation materials are also included on each multimedia format.

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FEATURING THE FOLLOWING PRECONFERENCE SESSIONS
  • Preconference I: Emergency Management 101 for Health Professionals
  • Preconference II: Key Elements and Issues in Conducting and Evaluating Disaster Drills in the Healthcare Sector

SPECIAL SESSIONS
  • The Role of the Department of Homeland Security in Healthcare Emergency Preparedness
  • Update on Joint Commission Emergency Preparedness Requirements
  • New Health Plan Roles in Member Emergency Preparedness Education and Assistance
  • A "Crisis Standard of Care": Doing the Right Thing When You Must Do Something and You Can't Do Everything
  • Leadership Roundtable on the Hot Healthcare Emergency Management Issues for Providers in 2009
  • Past as Prologue - Lessons Learned, Best Practices, and Innovative Ideas to Guide Future Emergency Management Planning
  • Improving Disaster Preparedness in an Era of Scarce Resources
  • Creating Hospital Emergency Support Functions (HESF) in Support of Reallocation of Resources
  • Linking Plan and Providers in Disaster Response Through an Electronic Medical Record
  • Digital Technology and Disaster Response - EHRs, Satellites, and RHIOs
  • Hospital Preparedness: A Pilot Program for Radiation Monitoring in Emergency Departments
  • Mutual Aid Agreements for Hospital Evacuation
  • Hospital Disaster Response and Recovery in Hurricanes Gustav and Ike
  • A People-Centered Approach to Measuring the Quality of Disaster Response - The California Wildfires of 2007
  • Hospital Pharmaceutical Countermeasures
  • After the Funding: Why Hospital Emergency Preparedness Continues to Fall Short
  • Hospital Use of a Process Enhancement Model to Optimize Scarce Disaster Preparedness Resources
  • Using a Real-time Location System (RTLS) to Improve Hospital Response in Disaster
  • Field Triage and Transport: A Case Study of Good Pre-Incident Planning
  • Nursing Homes in Disasters: Part of the Solution
  • Post-Disaster Counseling for Caregivers
  • Lessons from Aviation on Situational Awareness in Disaster Response

MINI-SUMMITS
  • Mini-Summit I - Preparing for and Responding to Pandemics
  • Mini-Summit II - Managing Hospital Surge: Reports from Ground Zero
  • Mini-Summit III - The Flip Side of Surge: Evacuations - Getting Everybody Out

POST CONFERENCE SESSION
Post Conference: International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Preparatory Exam Course and Examination
Russell Decker, CEM
Director, Allen Co. Emergency Management, President, International Association of Emergency Managers, Co-author, Homeland Security Handbook for Citizens and Public Officials, Lima, OH

FEATURED FACULTY
Knox Andress, RN, FAEN
Designated Regional Coordinator, Louisiana Region 7 Hospitals, Louisiana State University Health Sciences System, Shreveport, LA
Denis P. Andrulis, PhD, MPH
Associate Dean for Research, Director of the Center for Health Equality, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA
Elizabeth Aton
Deputy Commissioner, Hazard Analysis, St. Louis Local Emergency Management Commission, St. Louis, MO
Elisabeth Belmont, Esq.
Corporate Counsel, MaineHealth, Past President, American Health Lawyers Association, Portland, ME
Tareg Bey, MD, FACEP, ABMT, DEAA
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of International, Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
Paul Biddinger, MD, FACEP
Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Robin Bleier, RN, HCRM-FACDONA
RB Health Partners, Inc., Tarpon Springs, FL
David Bouslough, MD, MPH, FACEP
Chief of Emergency Medicine, LBJ Tropical Medical Center, Pago Pago, American Samoa
Tracy Buchman, DHA
Safety Director, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Steve Cantrill, MD, FACEP
Associate Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver, Health Medical Center, Denver, CO
George W. Contreras, MPH, MS, EMT-P
President and Chief Executive Officer, The GWC Group, LLC, Adjunct Professor, Emergency & Disaster Management, Metropolitan College of New York; Paramedic, New York Downtown Hospital & St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY
Diana C. Dennett
Executive Vice President, America's Health Insurance Plans, Washington, DC
Susan E. Eckert, RN, MSN
Director, Institute for Innovations in Nursing Readiness, Washington Hospital Center/ER One Institute, Washington, DC
Edward J. Gabriel, MPA, AEMT-P, CEM, CBCP
Deputy Commissioner, Planning and Preparedness, New York City Office of Emergency Management (retired), Assistant Chief, New York City Fire Department - FDNY EMS (retired), Global Director, Crisis Management and Business Continuity, The Walt Disney Company, Los Angeles, CA
PJ Havice-Cover
Emergency Manager, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado springs, CO
Edbert Hsu
Associate Professor and Director of Training, Johns Hopkins Office of CEPAR, Baltimore, MD
B. Tilman Jolly
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Medical Readiness, Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs, Washington DC

Thomas D. Kirsch, MD, MPH
Co-Director, Center for Refugee and Disaster Response (CRDR), Bloomberg School of Public Health, Associate Professor and Director of Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Public Health Preparedness, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Abigail Matos-Pagan, DNP, ANPC, RN
Associate Professor University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Founder & Director Coalition of Nurses for Communities in Disaster, Mayaguez, PR
Matt Minson, MD
Senior Medical Officer for Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, US Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC
Jocelyn Montgomery, RN, PHN
Director of Clinical Affairs, California Association of Health Facilities, Sacramento, CA
Michael A. Noska, MS
Captain, US Public Health Service, US Department of Heath & Human Services, Rockville, MD
Gregg A. Pane, MD, MPA, FACEP
Director, National Healthcare Preparedness Programs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/ASPR, Washington, DC
James L. Paturas
Deputy Director, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven, CT
Sally Phillips, RN, PhD
Director, Bioterrorism Preparedness Research Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Scot Phelps
Associate Professor of Emergency Management, School of Health and Human Services, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Robin A. Robinson, PhD
Director, Biomedical Advanced Research & Development Authority (BARDA) Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Responses, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC
Patricia A. Rowell, Ph.D., APRN, BC
Scientific Program Manager - Implementation and Management, Health Services Research & Development, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Carl H. Schultz, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, UC Irvine School of Medicine; Director, Disaster Medical Services, Emergency Department, UC Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA
Skip Skivington, MBA
Healthcare Community Management Oversight Group, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Leiloni Stainsby
Deputy Director, Lessons Learned Information Sharing, Arlington VA
R. Steven Tharratt, MD
Director, Emergency Medical Services Authority, State of California, Sacramento, CA

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT ADVISORY BOARD
John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Chair)

Donna Barbisch
Retired Army Reserve MG, Washington, DC

Marvin L. Birnbaum, MD, Ph.D.
President, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Director, Emergency Medical Services Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Connie J. Boatright, MSN, RN
Emergency Managemement Consultant, Indiana Primary Health Care Association, Indianapolis, IN

Joseph L. Cappiello
Chairman and CEO, Cappiello & Associates, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Joxel Garcia, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President, MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc., Former Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization, Former Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Reston, VA

Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Public Health Preparedness, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, Former National Director, Emergency Management Office, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Orange, CA

Peter C. Losi
Vice President, Response Government Operations, American Red Cross, Former Chief for the Joint Staff Logistics Readiness Center, The Pentagon, Washington, DC

Kathie McCracken, RN, MHA, FACHE
Pandemic Influenza Program Manager and Healthcare Sector Specialist, Infrastructure Partnerships Division, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC

Sally Phillips, RN, Ph.D.
Director, Bioterrorism Preparedness Research Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD

Robert A. Wise, MD
Vice President, Division of Standards and Survey Methods, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

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