Tag: Emergency Operations Center

'No ordinary day' for HSC faculty and staff taking part in disaster training

'No ordinary day' for HSC faculty and staff taking part in disaster training

By Luke Frank | May 19, 2015
More than 150 staffers from the UNM Health Sciences Center and UNM Hospitals visited Anniston, AL, last month to train for mass casualty incidents within the state. “The number and professional diversity of our Health Sciences Center people who attended this year’s training speak volumes to everyone’s sense of duty and responsibility in caring for our community in the event of a disaster,” says Robert Perry, UNM Hospitals’ emergency preparedness manager who organized the trip. “We can always be better prepared.”
Though Ebola risk low, UNMH emergency preparedness a priority

Though Ebola risk low, UNMH emergency preparedness a priority

By Michael Haederle | October 18, 2014
University of New Mexico Hospital is fully prepared for the possibility of a patient presenting with Ebola virus symptoms, the physician in charge of response planning said Friday. “We are building on our daily infection control experience with other ...
UNMH recognizes first responders, releases accident video

UNMH recognizes first responders, releases accident video

By John Arnold | April 25, 2014
The University of New Mexico Hospital Board of Trustees on Friday recognized staffers and emergency response personnel, including two UNMH security officers who rushed to the aid of a medical crew shortly after their helicopter crashed on the hospital’s roof earlier this month.
Disabled helicopter safely removed from UNMH roof

Disabled helicopter safely removed from UNMH roof

By John Arnold | April 12, 2014
A downed PHI Air Medical Helicopter is safely on the ground, after a crane lifted it from the roof of UNM Hospital Saturday. The helicopter had been there since Wednesday, when it crashed while attempting to take off. Police blocked off a section of ...

UNMH cleared to remove helicopter from roof

By John Arnold | April 11, 2014
The National Transportation Safety Board has cleared the way for UNM Hospital to move the PHI medical helicopter that crashed on the hospital's roof Wednesday.