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Webinars to Review Planned Updates to National Response Framework

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a one-hour webinar on Oct. 15, 18, 24and 26 to review and answer questions about planned updates to the National Response Framework to incorporate learnings from the 2017 hurricane and wildfire season. For details and to

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Conference Oct. 25-26 on Strategies to Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity

The InfraGard Cyber Health Working Group, a partnership between the FBI and information technology professionals in the health sector, will host a conference Oct. 25-26 in Charlotte on strategies and tactics to improve healthcare cybersecurity. Conference registration is open to working group members and non-members,

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HRSA Kicks Off 2019 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Workplace Partnership for Life 2019 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign began Oct. 1 and runs through April 2019. For more information, register for the Oct. 17 webinar on the campaign.

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NCRHLA Regional Telehealth Summits

You are invited to join the North Carolina Rural Health Leadership Alliance for a day of learning and collaboration at the Regional Telehealth Summit. The West Summit is Friday, Nov. 2 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville. The East Summit in Wilmington has been

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Register Now for Oct. 26 Intro to NCHA

Leaders and emerging leaders of NCHA member hospitals and health systems are invited to an Intro to NCHA on Friday, Oct. 26 in Cary. During this program, you will learn about the Association, its staff and the benefits of membership. You’ll also hear about

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Registration Open for Nov. 2 ASPIRE to Knockout Pneumonia Readmissions

Join NCHA for an in-person learning workshop, “ASPIRE to Knockout Pneumonia Readmissions,” on Friday, Nov. 2 from 8:30 am – 3 pm at the Novant Health Conference Center in Winston Salem. Dr. Amy Boutwell will use the ASPIRE tool guide to help participants design a data

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Environment of Care & Life Safety Program Offered Dec. 7

NCHA and AXIS Medical Education is jointing offering an “Environment of Care & Life Safety” program on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Hotel. This one-day program will provide valuable information for those responsible for creating the Environment of Care and

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What Can Healthcare Learn from an Airline Crash Almost 40 Years Ago?

This December marks 40 years since the 1978 crash of United Airlines Flight 173. According to the accident report, human factors were at the core of the problem and a culture change was needed to reduce fatalities. Healthcare leaders can learn from the strides made by the

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New Screening Process for Adult Care Homes Starting Nov. 1

The NC Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is implementing the Referral Screening Verification Process (RSVP) for individuals being considered for admission to an Adult Care Home (ACH) effective Nov. 1, 2018. RSVP will replace Pre-Admission Screening Resident Review (PASRR) for ACHs, providing a more

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Report Examines Medical Product Shortages During Disasters

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released a report summarizing its Sept. 5-6 workshop on medical product shortages during disasters and opportunities to better predict, prevent and respond to shortages. The Department of Health and Human Services asked NASEM to convene the

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