With many regions in America now having successfully “flattened the curve” of coronavirus infections, there are many valuable lessons U.S. hospital security and emergency management practitioners can take away from this crisis. This two-part presentation will feature four experts with years of hospital security and emergency management experience. They will provide in-depth analysis on healthcare facility pandemic planning, U.S. hospitals’ experience during the coronavirus crisis, lessons learned, what we can expect in the near future and the long-term opportunities for improved security and emergency management in the post-COVID-19 world.
Part 2 will cover:
- What hospitals can expect to experience in the near future and how to respond to increased security issues, more behavioral health patients and a possible second COVID-19 outbreak in the fall
- Long-term implications and opportunities for hospital security, public safety and emergency management departments and security technology installations
- Anjanette Hebert, VP of healthcare and standards at PalAmerican Security; former director of security, safety & emergency preparedness at Lafayette General Health; former region 4 hospital emergency preparedness coordinator
- Ben Scaglione, senior consultant at DVS Security Solutions; author; former security director for New York Presbyterian, Bellevue and Atlantic Health System
- Lisa Terry, VP vertical markets – healthcare, Allied Universal; former director of hospital police and transportation at UNC Health Care
- Bryan Warren, War-Sec Security president; former director of corporate security at Atrium Health
- Robin Hattersley, CS editor-in-chief (moderator)
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