Powered 4 Patients Meeting

On August 19, Disaster Safety Strategies, along with NACCHO and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, convened a meeting of key stakeholders from the Federal government, national associations, and private industry to begin to address the issues of power and other utility needs of critical healthcare facilities impacted by disasters. The group also discussed the need and opportunities to enhance situational awareness of individuals in communities that require electricity dependent medical devices. Disaster Safety Strategies intends to develop a report based on the meeting and identify potential next steps.

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