Tag: emergency preparedness

'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 ...