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Region 9 Healthcare Coalition General Meeting

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1610 Technology Boulevard

Spokane, WA 99224

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Please register for the Region 9 Healthcare Coalition meeting on September 28, 2017. This courtesy greatly assists with event planning. Agendas will be distributed prior to meeting via our bi-monthly bulletin emails. For those who cannot attend in person, GoToMeeting is available. Please RSVP for the meeting and instructions will be provided via email.


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1:00 – 1:10 pm Welcome, Introductions, Staff Introductions & Overview
Ed Dezdzy, Coalition Chair

1:10 – 1:25 pm C-Suite Introduction
Chandra Fox CEM, Deputy Director of Emergency Management for Greater Spokane Emergency
Management

1:25 – 1:55 pm Healthcare Preparedness in Washington State
Erika Henry, Medical Surge Coordinator for Washington State Department of Health
A report on healthcare preparedness priorities in Washington State including updates on medical surge and catastrophic planning, infectious disease coordination, exercise learnings, Russell Philips and Associates hospital capacity/capability assessments, and the shift to multiregion service areas.

1:55 – 2:20 pm Disaster Medical Coordination Center Annual Report
Erika Abdnor, Director of Clinical Operations for Deaconess Hospital
Mark Sheldon, Assistant Nurse Manager for Providence Holy Family Hospital
Bill Whitman, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Pullman Regional Hospital
In 2016 the Disaster Medical Coordination Center plan was updated to incorporate roles and responsibilities that include annual reports to Region 9 Healthcare Coalition as well as East Region EMS. Hear about the plan updates, exercise results and regional DMCC trainings implemented by regional DMCC lead hospitals.

2:20 – 2:45 pm Region 9 Healthcare Coalition Annual Report
Travis Nichols, Region 9 Healthcare Coalition Coordinator
A report on Region 9 Healthcare Coalition activities from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017 outlining coalition work in planning, response, training, education and exercise.

2:45 - 2:50 pm Announcements, Recognitions and Meeting Closure
Ed Dezdzy, Coalition Chair

2:50 -3:10 pm Region 9 Healthcare Coalition Exercise Update
Casey Schooley, Training and Exercise Coordinator for Region 9 Healthcare Coalition
In 2017 the Region 9 Healthcare Coalition is implementing a training and exercise plan that incorporates Disaster Medical Coordination Center (DMCC) and Region 9 Healthcare Coalition Essential Elements of Information sharing processes with healthcare agencies, emergency managers and public health. The result will be several community based exercises allowing all healthcare providers the opportunity to participate.

3:10 – 3:30 pm Facilitated Workgroups Organized by Provider Types
(i.e. Hospital, Long Term Care, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Outpatient Clinics, etc.)

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, we will have a sign-in sheet at the event that request you initial.

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