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Juvare Exchange Revolutionizes Critical Incident Management

Jun 28, 2019 11:45:42 AM / by David Layman posted in Emergency Management, technology, resilience, disaster, Preparedness, Juvare Exchange

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The future of critical incident management is here! Like every great advancement in technology, Juvare Exchange opens a whole new world of possibilities.

Next week is the release of Juvare Exchange, the first-of-its-kind collaborative incident management network connecting the public, private and healthcare sectors in real time.

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A Night of Honors for Excellence at Juvare’s Exchange19 Conference

Jun 24, 2019 1:43:40 PM / by David Layman posted in Exchange19

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An exciting week that brought together Emergency Management and Public Health Planning professionals from across the U.S. and around the world, culminated with an awards presentation recognizing some of the individuals and agencies who distinguished themselves as shining stars in the industry in the past year.

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Perfect Planning for the Perfect Storm: How Can Healthcare Be Prepared?

Jun 21, 2019 12:21:46 PM / by David Layman posted in EMS, Emergency Management, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare, Public Health, disaster, Preparedness, healthcare coalitions, hospitals, Incident management, emergency medical, Health and Safety

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With the brunt of the massive Hurricane Michael bearing down on the Florida Panhandle in 2018, several of the region’s hospitals were forced to evacuate patients. In the midst of these efforts, with windows exploding and rooftops blowing off, new patients arrived with various injuries associated with the storm. Calling it a perfect storm for disaster would be an understatement.

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For Corporations, Readiness for Disasters and Critical Incidents is Good Business

Jun 13, 2019 2:02:47 PM / by David Layman posted in Emergency Management, Business Enterprise, resilience, disaster, Preparedness, coordinated response, Incident management, Crisis Communication, Business Continuity Management, Business Disruption

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It might not be the first thing you think about when considering emergency preparedness, but having a plan for a critical incident or disaster makes good business sense.

Corporations have suffered tremendous losses because of unexpected events – natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and wildfires, as well as man-made events such as office violence, active shooters, terrorism, or cyberattacks.

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Unique Challenges for Higher Ed Makes Critical Incident Planning Essential

Jun 7, 2019 2:48:36 PM / by David Layman posted in Emergency Management, education, Preparedness, Incident management, Incident Management Software, Health and Safety, Higher Education Institutions

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Cramming for exams should be about as stressful as the life of a college student gets. But as nerve-racking as school work can be, it’s an expected part of the college experience.

But more than ever, Higher Education Institutions have to be prepared for the unexpected. They have to be ready to respond swiftly and decisively to protect the lives of students, faculty, and staff when a disaster strikes.

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Faces of Juvare: Meet the Experts Behind the Solutions

May 30, 2019 11:56:49 AM / by David Layman posted in Emergency Management

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Meet Matt Cronin

Director, Solutions Architecture

Hometown: Grew up in Northern Virginia. My senior year of high school I moved to Florida and spent 13 years there before relocating to Georgia (Augusta, now ATL)

College/Education: Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Certificate in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University (FAU).

Favorite Activities Outside Work: I enjoy spending time outdoors at parks with my family (including 4 kids) and playing golf with friends and family even though I don’t play nearly as much as I would like to. 

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How to Rebound After a Cyberattack: Gameplan Your Response

May 23, 2019 11:30:05 AM / by David Layman posted in Cybersecurity, Cyberattack

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On April 25, 2019, the Atlanta Hawks’ online store was hacked, compromising the personal information of anyone who happened to shop on that website.

Considering the team’s 29-53 record for this season, a cyberattack was just piling on – talk about kicking an organization when they’re down!

The thing is, cyber criminals don’t care what you do or what kind of year you’re having.

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The 5 Best Things About Exchange19

May 16, 2019 2:37:03 PM / by David Layman posted in Exchange19, Events

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It’s been just a week since wrapping up the Exchange19 conference in New Orleans, and we’re still reeling from the sheer amount of knowledge, networking and new experiences involved in the event.

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What Should You Be Doing to Prepare For and Respond to a Cyberattack?

May 9, 2019 1:24:45 PM / by David Layman posted in resilience, Preparedness, Incident management, data security, Crisis Communication, Incident Management Software, Business Disruption, Business Continuity Management Software, Cybersecurity, Cyberattack

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Don’t Sleep Through Your Organization’s Cybersecurity Planning

 

Does the possibility of a cyberattack on your company or organization keep you up at night?

It doesn’t have to if you’re confident that you have prepared properly and have a plan for a rapid and decisive response to a data breach.

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7 Amazing Things We’re Excited About for Exchange19

May 3, 2019 11:26:16 AM / by David Layman posted in Exchange19

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In mere days, we’ll be converging on one of the most colorful, lively and unique cities in the world, for the #1 event of the year for Emergency Management and Health Planning & Response professionals!

What’s not to be excited about? 

We can’t wait for you to see what we’ve got in store at Exchange19, from great keynote speakers to awesome networking events – all with a New Orleans flair!

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