NWHRN COVID-19 Response Presentation for Seattle City Council Briefing

On April 13, 2020 the Northwest Healthcare Response Network’s Executive Director, Onora Lien, was asked to present at the Seattle … Continue reading “NWHRN COVID-19 Response Presentation for Seattle City Council Briefing”

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High Consequence Infectious Disease Workshop Summary (Nov 2019)

One of our region’s—our nation’s—most significant healthcare threats is that of high-consequence infectious diseases (HCID). What that means is that … Continue reading “High Consequence Infectious Disease Workshop Summary (Nov 2019)”

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Coalition Surge Tests 2019

Coalition Surge Tests 2019 The Network conducted coalition-wide functional Surge Test exercises in June 2019. The Coalition Surge Test (CST … Continue reading “Coalition Surge Tests 2019”

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Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee featured in AABB article

Dr. Therese Nester from Bloodworks Northwest and a member of NWHRN’s Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee (DCAC) authored an article about … Continue reading “Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee featured in AABB article”

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Scarce Resource Management and Crisis Standards of Care Overview and Materials

The Central District Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee was established in February 2012 to address the complex and important issues around … Continue reading “Scarce Resource Management and Crisis Standards of Care Overview and Materials”

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Growth and Transitions in 2018

Since July 2018, our staff has been spending time in each of the coalition’s new districts, having literally dozens of … Continue reading “Growth and Transitions in 2018”

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CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements and Rules for Healthcare

The Network offers numerous resources to help organizations meet the 2016 Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements for … Continue reading “CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements and Rules for Healthcare”

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Coalition Assessment 2018: Inventory highlights and report

Over the Summer 2018, we had the opportunity to engage coalition representatives and stakeholders across the 15 counties of our new … Continue reading “Coalition Assessment 2018: Inventory highlights and report”

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FAQ: Changes to Washington’s Healthcare Coalitions

Updated 06.12.18 The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is restructuring the state’s healthcare coalitions. As of July 1, 2018, … Continue reading “FAQ: Changes to Washington’s Healthcare Coalitions”

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