Global Emergency Resources (GER) continued as the Platinum Sponsor for the second annual National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference held in New Orleans, 11 – 13 December 2013. The conference was organized by the National Healthcare Coalition Resource Center which provides technical assistance and facilitates collaboration among emerging and established healthcare coalitions. The event creates a forum for leaders from multiple segments of the healthcare community to discuss comprehensive disaster planning, as well as share successful practices from established healthcare coalitions. There were over 700 conference attendees with registrants from 49 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of American Samoa and Guam. GER’s (http://ger911.com) participation in the conference was designed to stress the importance of integrated preparedness when approaching and planning emergency response at community, state, regional and national levels. “GER was proud to be the platinum sponsor for the National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference for the second year in a row. We are inspired by the work the various coalitions are doing, and want to continue being a part of the conversation as they execute their plans.” said Erika Bobbitt, President of GER. “We believe GER’s HC® suite of services aligns well with the work the coalitions are doing, and we are committed to continuing our collaborative work with the coalition members.”
About Global Emergency Resources: Global Emergency Resources (GER), headquartered in Augusta, GA, (http://ger911.com), is a software solution developer and integrator for the healthcare industry. GER’s HC Standard® software suite allows first responders and receivers to manage various EMS, hospital and clinical databases, and provides near real-time monitoring and mapping of healthcare systems and assets during emergencies and routine daily operations. GER offerings include disaster management software, exercises and training services, and field mobility solutions, that can support patient triage, tracking, reunification and hospital surge planning and compliance.
About National Healthcare Coalition Resource Center: The NHCRC (http://healthcarecoalitions.org) provides a forum for sharing ideas, innovations, and best practices for building and growing healthcare coalitions. It is a not-for-profit program founded and operated by MESH, Northern Virginia Hospital Association (NVHA), and Northwest Healthcare Response Network (NHRN).