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IEM Health 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.
Help your local public health officials and emergency managers to return to their “normal” life of preparing and protecting your community for the next event.
In an effort to combat COVID-19, vaccinations are underway in the United States. IEM’s COVID-19 vaccination models shed some light on this challenge.
Emergency Management Lessons Learned: Public & Private Sector Perspectives on Civil Unrest & Protests – 2/25/21
Join IEM and Asfalis for a discussion on the experiences and responsibilities of emergency managers, law enforcement, and private sector leaders during times of civil unrest and protest.
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.
Miami Herald – Vaccines are now available at a site in one of Miami’s oldest Black neighborhoods. Eligible people can be vaccinated without an appointment at the walk-up site.
KTVU – Dr. Rashid Chotani, IEM Medical Director, has advised the CDC and is a leading figure in the fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. Chotani and his colleagues are on the verge of certifying a breakthrough in a new testing method for the novel coronavirus, which began FDA-level trials on March 30.
KTVU – The extreme weather in Texas and other parts of the country have wider implications for the fight against COVID-19. KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with IEM’s chief medical director about vaccine delays in the south and midwest.
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.