Archive for the Hurricane Category

Jan. 11 Lessons from Hurricane Florence

Join NCHA on Jan. 11 for “Lessons from Hurricane Florence,” as we discuss challenges and lessons learned. The target audience for this meeting is NCHA member health system CEOs, CNOs, Emergency Management Officers, and others involved in emergency preparedness activities. There is no charge for this meeting, but

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Application Process Open for NCHF Disaster Relief Fund

The application process is open for the North Carolina Hospital Foundation’s (NCHF) Disaster Relief Fund to aid North Carolina hospital and health system employees who suffered significant property loss to their homes or residences during Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding. The funding

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Survey: Feedback Sought on State’s Medical Response to Hurricane Florence

The NC Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is partnering with Crisis Focus, LLC, to conduct an After-Action Review of the State’s medical response to Hurricane Florence. The review will be focused on state and coalition level response, not at the individual level.

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BCBSNC Donates $500,000 to NC Medical Society Foundation

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has given $500,000 to the NC Medical Society Foundation’s disaster relief program to help offset costs from Hurricane Florence. The NCMS Foundation’s disaster relief program is meant to reestablish medical care to affected areas after such

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CMS to Apply Disaster Waiver for MIPS Clinicians affected by Hurricane Florence

CMS will automatically apply a disaster waiver to certain Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) clinicians who live or practice in areas that were affected by Hurricanes Florence or Michael, or the California wildfires. These MIPS clinicians will automatically qualify for the program’s extreme

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Application Process Open for NCHF Disaster Relief Fund

The application process is now open for the North Carolina Hospital Foundation’s (NCHF) Disaster Relief Fund to aid North Carolina hospital and health system employees who suffered significant property loss to their homes or residences during Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding. The

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Application Process Open for NCHF Disaster Relief Fund

The application process is now open for the North Carolina Hospital Foundation’s (NCHF) Disaster Relief Fund to aid North Carolina hospital and health system employees who suffered significant property loss to their homes or residences during Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding. The

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Qualivis Rapid & Critical Response Staffing During Hurricane Florence

Several of NCHA’s members got to experience Qualivis’ new service, Rapid and Critical Response Staffing, in action during Hurricane Florence. Qualivis, NCHA’s workforce solution, helped to quickly supply 52 travelers to support staff overwhelmed by the storm. See where the travelers were sent below.

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Funds Established to Assist Healthcare Workers Affected by 2018 Hurricanes

The Florida Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation has established an Employee Assistance Fund for FHA member hospital employees who suffered significant property loss as a result of Hurricane Michael. For more details and to donate, click here. The North Carolina Hospital Foundation’s Disaster

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General Assembly Allocates Money for Hurricane Relief

This week, Governor Cooper signed into law a disaster relief bill developed by the NC General Assembly that provides $500,000 in financial assistance for community hospitals located in counties declared disaster areas related to Hurricane Florence. Funds are designated to offset the cost of increased

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