Coping: COVID-19 and Mental Health (webinar)

In August 2021, Onora Lien, the Network’s Executive Director, moderated a panel webinar focused on mental health and the COVID-19… Read more »

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NWHRN and Senior Medical Advisor Honored for COVID Response

Congratulations to Vicki Sakata, MD: Guardian of Emergency Medicine NWHRN’s senior medical advisor, Vicki Sakata, MD, was honored in 2021… Read more »

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Planning and Caring for Pediatric and Neonatal Patients in Disasters: Inpatient and Outpatient Guidelines

The NWHRN “Pediatric Toolkit” is a detailed resource to assist in developing internal pediatric surge or disaster plans. This version… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Scarce Resource Management and Crisis Standards of Care Overview and Materials

The Washington State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) was established in 2015 to provide clinical guidance and expertise to support… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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