HAP Blog

May 17, 2022

Do You Have Forward-Leaning Posture?

We have a saying in emergency management that it is important to be “forward leaning,” but with the troubling news circulating around us, where do we even start?

April 28, 2022

In Stock, Out of Stock, Recalled

We all know that a resilient health care supply chain means the difference between maintaining operations and suspending patient care, but we didn’t truly feel this urgency until COVID-19. The pandemic helped us understand that we can’t take our inventory for granted and that supplies are not always just a call away.

March 15, 2022

What Does Our Future Preparedness Look Like?

We’re thankful the COVID-19 burden on our hospitals and health systems has eased from the winter Omicron surge, but we know we’re just one crisis away from putting our emergency plans into action, whether it’s for an infectious disease, a wildfire, or an emerging cyber threat.

February 15, 2022

How Pandemic Lessons Shape Your Future Success

As we see this rapidly changing landscape with COVID-19 case numbers declining, the normal reaction is that we will soon return to our pre-COVID baseline. Those pre-COVID routines may have met all the requirements…but we have learned too much from the pandemic to go back to our old normal. Reverting back to our old ways means missing some valuable new opportunities.

January 31, 2022

How to Track Winter Weather Like a Pro

Ask anyone in the business of weather watching and they will tell you that forecasting winter weather is one of the hardest things to do accurately. We know that winter weather can have a severe impact on our facilities, so tracking these forecasts is part of our job in emergency management.

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