Navigation Links
New online crisis management and evaluation tool introduced by researchers
Date:5/3/2011

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL May 3, 2011 -- Leveraging Israel's experience in dealing with crises on a daily basis, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher, Dr. Zvi Reich, has launched a new online tool to help and evaluate and improve crisis preparedness and emergency communications.

Reich and his colleagues from several European Universities have developed the Crisis Communication Scorecard to help public authorities improve their communication before, during and after emergencies or disasters. The free online tool is available on the website www.crisiscommunication.fi

The Crisis Communication Scorecard is based on academic research comprised of reviews of the most recent literature in the field as well as empirical studies on stakeholder expectations, media relations and cooperation between crisis responders.

Dr. Reich, who headed the Israeli team, explains, "During crises, effective communication with the public becomes a matter of life or death, and the capacity to do so becomes a national security resource. Therefore, it's critical to equip the spokespeople with effective tools, such as this one which is largely based on Israeli experience, which will enable them to coordinate with the medical and rescue services."

The online audit tool offers:

  • A preparedness audit and test crisis communication planning

  • An evaluation of communication in an emergency preparedness exercise

  • Post-crisis measurement and debriefing tools

The measurement instrument is intended for authorities such as rescue services, the police and healthcare, as well as municipalities and other kinds of organizations responsible for crisis management.


'/>"/>

Contact: Andrew Lavin
andrewlavin@alavin.com
516-944-4486
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. JCI online early table of contents: April 18, 2011
2. JCI online early table of contents: April 11, 2011
3. JCI online early table of contents: April 1, 2011
4. Digital Divide Opens Up in Patient Use of Online Medical Records
5. JCI online early table of contents: March 23, 2011
6. Online messaging delivers follow-up care for depression
7. JCI online early table of contents: March 14, 2011
8. JCI online early table of contents: March 7, 2011
9. Study Finds Drop in Online Sales of Cigarettes
10. JCI online early table of contents: Feb. 14, 2011
11. New online tool predicts probability of death from stroke
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... plays a central role in regulating appetite and whole-body ... the brain,s control of food intake and body weight, ... has been unclear. A new study in ... PPARγ activity in a type of neuron known as ... to high-fat diet. Sabrina Diano and colleagues at ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 140 people ... transportation in the United States. But there ... catastrophes, Dawne Gardner, injury prevention coordinator at Cincinnati ... said in a medical center news release. ... to school, it,s important for parents and children ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... As AndroGel lawsuits and testosterone lawsuits ... Johnson, Jr. has been appointed as co-lead counsel to ... medications. Since the Fall of 2013, Ron and his ... to investigate and prosecute the claims of men who ... as a result of taking testosterone. As a result ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 Market Publishers ... reports have been added to its catalogue. ... Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Contract Research and Manufacturing Services ... pharma industry drivers include, among others, increasing ageing ... hygiene. In 2015, the pharma market in India ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. ... as a time-honored destination for a good cut and conversation. ... also be the spot to tackle an often overlooked health ... novel partnership, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ... the help of barbershop staff to both discuss and diagnose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips 2Health News:Ron Johnson Named Co-Lead Counsel in Lawsuits for Men Injured by AndroGel and Testosterone 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men 2Health News:Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men 3
... April 24 Choice Hotels,International (Choice) announced today ... insurance plan from Planned Administrators Inc.,(PAI), available to ... With the announcement, the franchisees that own ... in the United States now have the option ...
... 24 Boston Scientific,Corporation (NYSE: BSX ... the,Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial with Cardiac,Resynchronization ... examines the potential benefits of Boston Scientific ... population of,heart failure patients. It is the ...
... Research Confirms Rounder Teeth Provide More Feminine and Youthful ... ... dentist Denise,Fundora, DDS ( http://www.fundoradental.com ) of Beverly Hills, CA states,"Changing the ... as rejuvenate your overall appearance. Some of my patients,say that a smile ...
... Their Computerized,Prescribing Systems Are Effective, First Use ... Survey, WASHINGTON, April 24 With the ... becomes the,first health care quality organization to add ... computerized medication prescribing systems are actually,catching common, serious ...
... of cancer, study warns , , THURSDAY, April 24 (HealthDay ... been successfully treated if ovarian or testicular tissue they ... back into their bodies without it being adequately checked ... , Researchers at two university hospitals in Israel, writing ...
... 24 Life Brokerage Partners,announces three additional carrier ... Polaris and United National Finance,Inc. ("UNF"). These premium ... they provide new methods for transacting,business., The ... and UNF,do not end with the agents, but ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Choice Hotels Selects PAI as Qualified Vendor to Offer Health Benefits to Part-Time, Hourly Workers in Its Franchisee Base 2Health News:Choice Hotels Selects PAI as Qualified Vendor to Offer Health Benefits to Part-Time, Hourly Workers in Its Franchisee Base 3Health News:Boston Scientific Completes Enrollment in Landmark Heart Failure Trial 2Health News:Boston Scientific Completes Enrollment in Landmark Heart Failure Trial 3Health News:'Size Does Matter ... and So Does Shape ... When It Comes to Teeth,' Says Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Denise Fundora 2Health News:The Leapfrog Group Releases 2008 Hospital Survey Offering Consumers Greater Assurance of Safety 2Health News:The Leapfrog Group Releases 2008 Hospital Survey Offering Consumers Greater Assurance of Safety 3Health News:The Leapfrog Group Releases 2008 Hospital Survey Offering Consumers Greater Assurance of Safety 4Health News:Stored Ovarian Tissue Needs Testing Before Re-Implantation 2Health News:Life Brokerage Partners Strengthens Premium Finance Programs 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ... Medical Biosensors Market 2014-2018" report to their ... Medical biosensors are used to analyze ... These biosensors monitor health status, disease betterment, and ... They are cost-effective and user-friendly devices. Also, they ...
(Date:8/1/2014)...  NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a ... Jeffrey H. Burbank , Chief Executive Officer, and Mathew ... th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference being held at ... Wednesday, August 13 th at 4:30 p.m. ET.  A ... http://ir.nxstage.com/ .  About NxStage Medical ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014 Dyadic International, Inc. ... and proprietary technologies are used to develop, manufacture and ... chemical, biopharmaceutical and industrial enzyme industries, announced today that ... quarter ended June 30, 2014 after market close on ... call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Medical Biosensors Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Bayer, LifeScan and F. Hoffmann-La Roche 2NxStage to Present at the 34th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference 2Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 2Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 3