Healthcare: IP, Real-time Communications Save Lives
- Tips for moving those with special needs. // Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2009, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p93
The article presents tips for people with special medical needs when evacuating due to circumstances such as hurricanes in the U.S. It notes that people should not wait until a storm threatens and stresses that they should make sure they have hurricane kit. It then suggests having backup...
- Building an integration strategy. Katzel, Jeanine // Control Engineering;Nov2013, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p28
The article discusses plant-to-enterprise integration and its provision of real-time data for improved decisions and production optimization. Plant-to-enterprise integration requires cooperation and communication among disparate organizations, at times, demanding a cultural shift in company...
- COMMUNICATION IN LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NETWORKS (PART 2). Kożuch, Barbara; Sienkiewicz-Małyjurek, Katarzyna; Kożuch, Artur J. // Contemporary Management Quarterly / WspÃ³lczesne Zarzadzanie;Jan2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p91
Background. Emergency management requires flexibility and adaptation to dynamic and changing circumstances. The urgent requirements and high standards of responsiveness in terms of emergency management depend on horizontal and vertical communication since this is of the main factors associated...
- Do you have a game plan for a crisis? Shapson, Ed // Central Penn Business Journal;8/24/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p14
The article presents the author's views on a game plan for a crisis situation. He comments that a plan that identifies policies and procedures for the coordination of communications between the organizations is needed by every business. He remarks that ensurity that appropriate communications...
- How prepared are you if disaster strikes? // Medical Economics;07/26/99, Vol. 76 Issue 14, p20
Discusses tips in managing disaster or nonmedical emergencies. Includes need for investigating likelihood of a disaster; Involving the family in preparing for the worst; Maintaining an emergency supply kit; Plans for evacuation. disaster planning; emergencies-planning.
- Hunting Firearm Injuries, North Carolina. Cole, Thomas B.; Patetta, Michael J. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1988, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1585
Abstract: To determine the percentage of unintentional firearm-related injuries associated with hunting and to identify risk factors, we conducted a retrospective, descriptive survey of all hunting firearm injuries identified by two North Carolina surveillance systems. Almost one-third of...
- Facilitation of Risk Communication During the Anthrax Attacks of 2001: The Organizational Backstory. Chess, Caron; Clarke, Lee // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2007, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p1578
This article looks at risk communications between organizations during the anthrax attacks of 2001 in the U.S. Case studies of communication in New Jersey show that existing organizational and professional networks promoted trust among decision makers which in turn improved communication to the...
- When seconds count. Purdy, Candy // Current Health 2;Feb1994, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p28
Gives advice on handling medical emergencies. Use of senses for unusual noises, sights, odors or behavior; Normalcy in experiencing emotions in a medical emergency; List of serious situations considered as true emergencies.
- 2009 Index. // ED Management;Dec2009 Supplement 3, p1
An index for various articles published in different issues of the journal "ED Management" in 2009 is presented.