Session ID: 
283

Boston Strong: Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing

7:30pm - 8:30pm Thursday, March 8
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Palazzo K

Description

In an ever-changing environment, healthcare organization leaders need to be prepared to handle myriad challenges. Natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can present substantial problems to healthcare facilities, including infrastructure breakdown, power outages, overburdened staff and disputes over resources. Hospital leaders have also found their organizations in the middle of other challenging, often unthought-of events such as terrorist attacks, active shooter events, chemical incidents and cyberattacks, resulting in crippling information systems shutdowns. How well institutions respond is directly related to the ability of their leadership teams to think, plan, respond, adapt and lead their teams through the challenges ahead. Chief Daniel Linskey will take you on a leadership journey through the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, where he was the Incident Commander, overseeing the response to the bombings and coordinating with the investigation conducted by the FBI, Boston police and state police. During the manhunt for the

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discuss the planning and training exercises that helped mitigate loss of life during the Boston Marathon attack
  • Assess how to identify a plan, and train for and exercise responses to potential critical events
  • Discuss lessons learned that can be used to help prevent loss of life during critical and catastrophic events

Speaker(s): 

Former Chief of Police Department Incident Commander ,
Boston Police Department
Continuing Education Credits: 
ACHE
1.00
AHIMA
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Level: 

Intermediate

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