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Chris Riccardi Joins Constant Associates to Lead Healthcare Preparedness

  April 25, 2017, Los Angeles, CA.  Constant Associates (CONSTANT) announced today that Chris Riccardi has joined Constant Associates. Mr. Riccardi will lead Constant’s Healthcare Preparedness practice, enabling us to expand our offerings in CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule compliance, mass casualty incident readiness, and further support hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities with their emergency […]

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April 25, 2017

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: NEXT STEPS

KNOWING THE RULES What the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Means for Your Community Download a copy of our slides on the CMS Rule, click here. Download a copy of our co-presenter’s slides, Sharon Medcalf, on her Long-Term Care Center Study, click here.   Public Health Agencies Whole Community Preparedness: Strengthen relationships with partner organizations in public […]

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April 22, 2017

Stalking a Silent Killer: Improving Response to Bioterrorism Attacks

  OVERVIEW Bioterrorism and biological threats still dominate the health security space. The uptick in terrorist activities across the world, coupled with naturally occurring and volatile threats like Zika and Pandemic Influenza, serve as stark reminders that the threat is real. Join us for an engaging webinar with Dr. Laurene Mascola where she will share […]

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April 19, 2017

Women in Homeland Security – Growing Again!

What is the best way to spend an afternoon? With another fun, successful Women in Homeland Security (WHS) luncheon of course! Women from throughout the Southland – from the Valley to the Inland Empire and nearly everywhere in between – came together to learn about the WHS organization, listen to our engaging speaker, and build […]

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March 8, 2017

C&A Captivate Webinar- Cost of Crisis: The Economic and Financial Impacts of Disaster

OVERVIEW The best way to tell if a business is reliable is to observe how they act during an incident or crisis, but it doesn’t have to be that scary. Crisis management, especially financial crisis management, is about preparation (and not panicking). This was the key message from the C&A Captivate Webinar that took place […]

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January 18, 2017

Now Hiring in our Washington, DC and Los Angeles Offices: Intern, Emergency Management/Homeland Security

C&A is hiring paid interns in our Washington, DC and Los Angeles offices to provide support with projects and administrative tasks. This position will provide exposure to a variety of homeland security and emergency management initiatives across multiple disciplines. Because of the diverse and pioneering nature of C&A’s projects, this position requires a multitude of […]

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January 11, 2017

C&A Captivate Webinar – Building Community Relationships and the Road to Resiliency

  OVERVIEW On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, leading emergency management and homeland security expert, Ellis Stanley, graced our C&A Captivate Webinar platform with stories, insights, and tips for building relationships that enhance whole community readiness. He spoke of why creating and fostering community relationships is valuable and what mindsets and philosophies are needed to further […]

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December 14, 2016

C&A Captivate Webinar – Strengthen Your Healthcare Coalition

Healthcare Coalitions are vital to achieving overall community readiness as their existence helps to identify risks, resources and opportunities to coordinate. Despite their utility, building and operating successful healthcare coalitions can present unique challenges. In the C&A Captivate Webinar Series presentation that took place on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, guest speaker Chris Mitchell explored 10 real-world techniques […]

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November 13, 2016

C&A Captivate Webinar – Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements

On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, over 50 attendees tuned in to participate in the second webinar presentation of the C&A Captivate Webinar Series!  This engaging webinar was provided to explain the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements regarding emergency preparedness.  Our guest co-presenters, Mary Drayer, Healthcare Administrative Surveyor and Regulatory-Compliance Officer for Riverside University Health Systems […]

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Posted at 1:46 pm
November 3, 2016