Healthcare Ready is on alert for a pediatric surge in respiratory illness and shortages of RSV vaccine in infants Vulnerable populations, including children from lower-income or underserved communities may be disproportionately affected
The "Supply Chain Resiliency: Collaborative Procurement playbook" offers both novice and experienced supply chain managers a collection of resources and tools to enhance and diversify strategies for supply chain resiliency, with a particular focus on collaborating with partners.
Read Healthcare Ready's summary of the The National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Legislative Health Equity Summit.
In this guide, we'll explore effective strategies to ensure your family's safety and well-being during this unprecedented tripledemic.

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In fall of 2022, COVID-19, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), and influenza reached overlapping peak infection rates, creating what is referred to as a “tripledemic.” Hospitals strained to accommodate the influx of patients as infections surged and both supplies and hospital capacity were depleted. As the weather cools, we potentially face another collision of these viruses and a repeated “tripledemic.”
Healthcare Ready’s report to Congress on Protecting National Public Health and Health Care Infrastructure for the Next Disaster calls for greater federal oversight and interagency communication and coordination in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. 
This proposed sample list is designed to serve as a reference point and an initial planning framework offering critical supply related considerations for health centers in emergency preparedness planning and supply chain readiness.
The Community Disaster Resilience Tool (CDRT) is a map-based interactive tool created by Healthcare Ready to help local officials, emergency managers, community leaders, and researchers better understand the nuanced risks their communities face due to overlapping vulnerabilities, healthcare infrastructure, and exposure to hazards.
PATIENT PORTAL Healthcare Ready Patient Resources page offers tools and resources for patients to assist in personal preparedness. Healthcare Ready Free Tools and Resources Healthcare Ready is committed to building resilient communities that can withstand […]
Healthcare Ready has a track record of providing pediatric institutions with Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVAs). As such, it utilizes its deep understanding of the specific needs of children and workers in healthcare settings, particularly in emergencies, to assist local, state, and federal mitigation and response activities. 
Telehealth can and should be a key component of both community preparedness planning and post-crisis response strategies. Additionally, certain telehealth applications can be used in daily operations to help expand existing capacity at points of care.
A critical supplies list includes specific supplies that are likely to be needed in case of disaster. Lists are unique to the patient population, hazards profile, and facility’s services provided under normal operations.


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