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IEM MED COVID-19 predictive modeling has been added to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) national forecast ensembles, predicting new COVID-19 cases over the next four weeks
IEM was recently named as one of the “2020 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge. The awards program is a project of the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Best Companies Group.
The 2020-2021 flu season is expected to be particularly strenuous on health care facilities as it is compounded with the current COVID-19 pandemic. This year it is very important to get the flu shot to prevent the spread of the virus and to minimize the additional strain on local health care systems.
IEM’s COVID-19 Projection Dashboard integrates AI and GIS technologies to forecast or predict new coronavirus cases across the country by applying AI and machine learning to confirmed coronavirus cases at the state and county level.
JHU Spotlight Series - COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza: Preparing Hospitals and Vaccinating Patients, Part II
Part 2 of Dr. Rashid Chotani’s presentation on hospital preparedness for seasonal influenza patients and an increase in COVID-19 patients and vaccine access and the anti-vax movement.
JHU Spotlight Series - COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza: Preparing Hospitals and Vaccinating Patients, Part I
COVID-19 and seasonal influenza each present a significant stress to the hospital system and medical professionals across the globe. What can we expect to happen when both COVID-19 cases and influenza occur simultaneously?
The discussion focused on the speakers respective agencies addressed civil unrest and protests this year and strategies for addressing inequity in emergency management.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Crimson Contagion Exercise (a pandemic influenza scenario) required synthetic data on pandemic cases for the players to be able to analyze epidemiological and contract tracing efforts.
Planning assistance for coordinating and leading antiviral dispensing was provided to the State of Illinois’ during their Scripted Surge Antiviral Dispensing Exercise.
Biological Modeling and Analytical Decision Support for the U.S. Department Of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
IEM worked with HHS for more than ten years to produce medical consequence models and analyses for all the Category A biological agents and some Category B agents.
Livestrong – If you’re single, you might find it challenging to date during COVID-19. Here, medical and relationship experts share solutions for dating while staying safe.
The New York Times – The United States needs a vaccination plan that treats the coronavirus less like the seasonal flu and more like an act of bioterrorism.
IEM Founder/CEO Beriwal and Senior Community Liaison Patenaude participate in the Bipartisan Policy Center’s forum on “Reducing Natural Disaster Costs: Building Better and Stronger”
The costs and devastation associated with natural disasters will continue to increase as storms increase in intensity. Given the magnitude of recent natural disasters and their recurrent nature, controlling the costs of future disasters is a necessary policy objective.
Recently, IEM sponsored HERricane, a unique program designed to encourage young women to explore careers in emergency management and allied fields.