HAP Blog

July 30, 2020

Key Areas of Emergency Preparedness—Are You Ready?

For close to ten years, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has embraced an emergency management (EM) program, supporting organizations across the commonwealth before, during, and after crisis. 

November 13, 2018

The New Normal? 7 Ways Bigger Hurricanes Could Test Health Care Emergency Preparedness

Scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research agree with that sentiment. The research article they co-authored notes that “the resulting environment, including higher ocean heat content and sea surface temperatures invigorates tropical cyclones to make them more intense, bigger, and longer lasting and greatly increases their flooding rains.” The U.S. Global Change Research Program has reached the same conclusion. 

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