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Emergency Management

Emergency Management is a shared service between all health system campuses. The Emergency Management team is responsible for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery programs to ensure North Shore-LIJ’s standards of service and quality care are maintained during any kind of disaster.

Mitigation
North Shore-LIJ Health System Emergency Management team works hard to eliminate or reduce the chance of a disaster emergency occurring within a system facility, or reduce the damaging effects of unavoidable emergencies.

Preparedness
The Emergency Management team prepares for any emergencies that may arise. This includes plans or preparations to save lives and help response and rescue operations as well as stocking resources to support the system in case of an emergency.

Response
The Emergency Management team responds safely to a disaster with activities designed to provide emergency assistance to facilities, patients, or the community to reduce the likelihood of further impact from the event.

Recovery
The Emergency Management team works with facilities throughout the health system to return to normal operating activities following an emergency.

Emergency Operations Center

The North Shore-LIJ Emergency Operations Center is the central coordination facility for all disasters within the health system. It is also where emergency training is planned and conducted. Our Emergency Operations Center is used by federal, state and local emergency agencies during severe weather, national incidents, and for local events. This facility is responsible for the safety of patients and the 48,000 North Shore-LIJ employees throughout health systems 17 hospitals and myriad facilities.

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