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- January 10, 2014
- Health Care Preparedness Funding: Are We Inviting Disaster?
Disasters always make the big headlines. In large part, this is because they can take away lives in an instant. They also make for big news because in some way, shape or form, we identify with those who suffer, if only to think – “at least it wasn’t me”.Read More
- August 7, 2013
- NOVA First Responders Get Key Training, Trauma Kits
Leesburg Police Chief Joseph R. Price, Dr. Reed Smith and Arlington Police Officer Stanley talk about the benefit of the trauma training now underway.Read More
- May 15, 2013
- Watch On-Demand Webcast: The Boston Marathon Bombings
Marathon Bombings Emergency Response: Lessons Learned for Saving Lives/Live Webcast
- Coming together - Coalitions offer cooperative approach to disasters
The healthcare community's reaction to superstorm Sandy offers an example of how usually highly competitive hospital executives cooperate during times of crisis. But the federal government and an increasing number of hospitals and health systems are pushing for more cooperation among competing hospitals and systems before catastrophic events occur.Read More
- Aluminum Phosphide Suicide: Emerging Threat to Healthcare Workers
In the past two years, two separate cases of aluminum phosphide (AP)Read More
poisoning have presented to the emergency department (ED) of NVHA member
Inova Loudoun Hospital in Loudoun County, Virginia.