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Case Study: Maricopa County, AZ Turns to BOLDplanning for COOP and EOP Planning

This BOLDplanning case study examines Maricopa County’s use of BOLDplanning to build their Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Emergency Operations (EOP) plans.

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AHEPP 2017: Looking Back, Planning Ahead

The annual AHEPP (Association of Hospital Emergency Preparedness Professionals) conference may be over, but the excitement certainly continues. Attendees and exhibitors keep sharing pics from the event on Facebook and Twitter. And, conversations about the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule and other hot topics are expanding.

In fact, since returning home from Dallas, Texas, BOLDplanning representatives, Rick Wimberly and John Taylor, have received numerous inquiries about the company’s online planning solutions for Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) and Continuity of Operations Plans (COOPs). Many who saw demos of the products while at the conference say they “had no idea such a great planning tool even existed,” or that they “never thought continuity planning could be so simple.” And, now, thanks to AHEPP 2017, their healthcare organizations, like so many others across the country, may implement BOLDplanning soon.

Congratulations to Randy from East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama. He won the Parrot Bebop 2 drone given away by BOLDplanning. Enjoy!

Also, special thanks to Caecilia Blondioux with CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for a very timely keynote presentation on the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. It was an honor for BOLDplanning to introduce Caecilia and to sponsor the session. Great information all around, especially with the November 15 deadline for compliance now just two days away.

“10 out of 10 stars,” is what many are saying about AHEPP 2017 (and BOLDplanning agrees). The content was meaningful, the tabletop exercises were beneficial, and the camaraderie was exceptional.

As we all look forward to next year’s conference, let’s continue to support AHEPP in its mission of moving preparedness forward! Visit www.ahepp.org to learn more about the association and its work to provide healthcare preparedness professionals with the best range of strategic, educational, operational, networking, and planning resources they need to learn, to lead, and to succeed.

And, email info@boldplanning.com for more information on the company’s online, CMS-compliant planning solutions.

See you at AHEPP 2018!

 

Improving Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Planning Goals

05.25.2017  BOLDplanning’s James Woulfe and Matt Eyer continued to work with the Oklahoma State Dept. of Health on May 24-25 to further implement their Emergency Operations Plan and Strategic National Stockpile Plan into OSDHCOOP.com. As this project continues, we will be working on expanding the online planning functionality to include local EOP’s and emergency medical countermeasure plans. Special thanks to Mark Schultz, John McCarty, Cara Gluck and Elyce Holloway (pictured) for their continued hard work and support.

Higher Education BCP Training Kicks Off at UCO

05.23.2017  BOLD trainers Matt Eyer and James Woulfe are back in Oklahoma City from May 22-23 to work with the University of Central Oklahoma to further develop their Business Continuity Plans. Special thanks to Jennifer Goldman and Cynthia Rolfe for spearheading this project, and for their dedication to improving the resilience of their University and surrounding communities. There are great things happening in Oklahoma!

BOLDplanning Helps Texas Emergency Management Ride Into Another Year

05.16.2017  Hannah Coffey, BOLDPlanning’s Motorrad enthusiast, trying to stay on the right side of the Texas lights in San Antonio this week at Texas Department of Emergency Management Conference. This may also be the only time you’ll see her on a Harley.

Thanks to Williamson County, Cedar Park and Texas Tech University for enabling Hannah’s motorcycle habit.

It’s Great To Be Back in Atlanta for the Preparedness Summit!

04.25.2017  Please join BOLDplanning at the 2017 NACCHO Preparedness Summit in Atlanta this week. John Taylor and James Wolfe will be at the booth to meet and greet everyone at the show. This is a great time to talk about your plans and planning for the CMS rule. We look forward to meeting everyone!

Mitigation Planning Kicks Off in Arkansas

04.25.2017 BOLDplanning representatives Tony Gertz and Cassandra Wolff took on the great state of Arkansas as they kicked off the state mitigation planning process. The BOLDplanning team is excited to create this custom plan for our Arkansas clients to tailor to all 75 counties to create a feasible plan to meet the local and government needs of the state.

BOLDplanning at EMAG 2017 in Savannah GA

04.18.2017 BOLDplanning road warriors Fulton Wold and Cassandra Wolff had the pleasure of attending the EMAG conference in Savannah Georgia. The BOLDplanning team was grateful to spend time with current clients discussing their plan initiatives as well conversing with future clients. BOLDplanning values all clients and enjoys attending conferences to strength the personal bond we share with working with the peach state of Georgia!