Long Term Care Exercise Fundamentals Workshop

On May 12, 2017, the KET HC sponsored an exercise fundamentals workshop which introduced the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, also known as “HSEEP” to attendees. The workshop was well- received with over 50  participants, representing over 35 agencies. This workshop was geared towards long term care facilities facing new CMS exercise requirements. It […]

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KET Coalition presents at the Emergency Management Association of Gorgia Training and Summit

Recently, the KET HC was requested to present at the Emergency Management Association of Georgia’s annual training summit. Representing the KET Coalition were: Wanda Roberts (TN Dept. of Health), Phil McDaniel (Covenant Health), and John Brinkley (AMR/Rural Metro) The session was entitled: Gatlinburg Wild Fires: A Coalition Response.   To summarize the presentation: Late on […]

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KET Coalition, in partnership with REAC/TS, offers Emergency Management of Radiation Accident Victims Course

On March 21 and April 5, the Knox East Tennessee Healthcare Coalition sponsored three ½ day classes on the Emergency Management of Radiation Accident Victims. The courses, hosted and taught by the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) in Oak Ridge, provided awareness level information applicable to a myriad of providers.  The course included an […]

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KET Coalition Sponsored Amateur Radio Technician Class

The KET Coalition recently sponsored an Amateur Radio class for healthcare coalition members and staff from their representative agencies. The class was held January 27- 28, 2017 at the Knox County Emergency Management Agency.  This class allowed hospitals and other healthcare facilities to have staff on hand who are Technician Class license holders capable of […]

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UT Medical Center Named Assessment Hospital in the Highly Infectious Disease Treatment Network

http://www.utmedicalcenter.org/newsletter-article/3067/  

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Ambus visits Sweetwater Hospital

http://www.advocateanddemocrat.com/news/article_423adad0-ef79-11e5-9730-eb2ae8f93f5b.html     SWEETWATER-It would have been hard to miss if you were driving by Sweetwater Hospital Association on Friday. A big white bus was parked in front of the SHA new professional building currently under construction. The ambus (ambulance/bus) is the Region II EMS Directors Association Mass Casuality Unit that is dispatched to Monroe […]

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Coalition Member (Perry Davis) In The News: Life Saving Efforts Recognized, Citizen Tribune

http://www.citizentribune.com/life-saving-efforts-recognized/

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In The News: KET HCC Host Infectious Disease and Bio Safety Workshop

http://www.utmedicalcenter.org/newsletter-article/2189/

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A River Runs Through It: 3 Lessons from the West Virginia Water Emergency

http://www.jointcommission.org/a_river_runs_through_it_3_lessons_from_the_west_virginia_water_emergency/

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New TDEC Pharmacuetical Waste and Residue Information

TDEC information provided by Carole Chambers with Blount Memorial Hospital. ppo_swm_pharmaceutical-waste-regulatory-clarification

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