Posts Tagged Hurricane

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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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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General Assembly, Governor Cooper Approve Hurricane Relief Funding for Community Hospitals

Funds to be administered through the North Carolina Hospital Foundation October 19, 2018 – Raleigh, NC – 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

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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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News Release: NC Hospital Foundation Announces Disaster Relief Fund

Donations will support recovery efforts for hospital and health system employees and their communities affected by Hurricane Florence Cary, NC – September 18, 2018 – Throughout the devastation of Hurricane Florence and in the days following, we have been reminded of the resilience

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News Release: North Carolina’s hospitals and health systems stand ready and prepared to care

Cary, NC – September 13, 2018 – As Hurricane Florence nears landfall, North Carolina’s hospitals are activating emergency command centers, stocking supplies and preparing to house staff and patients through the storm. Preparedness is a top priority for hospitals and health systems, on

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Patient Placement Procedures from NC Office of Emergency Management

Attached is a procedure that was put in place last night by the Healthcare Preparedness Program at the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services case a large number of patients need to be transferred/evacuated in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. Based on the patient placement procedure,

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List of Emergency Policies and Procedures that Can Be Done Without 1135 Waiver

Attached from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is a list of emergency policies and procedures that can be done without an 1135 waiver. More emergency preparedness guidance isonline here.

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HFMA Disaster Planning Checklist for Health System CFOs

The Healthcare Financial Management Association has put together a helpful Disaster Planning Checklist for Chief Financial Officers of Healthcare Organizations. Some of the items and activities listed may not fall directly within the responsibility of the financial leaders of a facility, but have financial implications

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