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Denver Healthcare Coalition

Who are we?

The Denver Healthcare Coalition is comprised of emergency/safety/planning representatives from all of the following agencies/organizations:

  • Hospitals located in the City and County of Denver

  • Denver Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

  • Denver Environmental Health

  • Denver Public Health

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

  • Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan

  • Denver Health Paramedic Division

  • The Veterans Administration

  • American Red Cross

  • Other non‐profit / for profit clinics and organizations

We meet on a monthly basis to update partners on events, emergencies and exercises occurring in the community. We strive to strengthen relationships and increase the level of preparedness in the healthcare environment in the City and County of Denver. Meetings are designed to share best practices, lessons learned and network with other professionals. In an emergency all of these agencies and organizations will need to work together and communicate effectively to protect the health of the residents, workforce and visitors in the City and County of Denver.  


Mission Statement:  

 

To be the most effective multi‐disciplinary, multi‐organizational team dedicated to facilitate coordination and communication amongst Denver County healthcare organizations and local response agencies regarding preparedness planning and response as it pertains to routine and emergent public health events.

The Denver Healthcare Coalition is a multi‐disciplinary team working to:

  • educate community and partner organizations, and
  • assist and prepare the members of the Healthcare Coalition and the entire Denver healthcare

 

Denver Healthcare Coalition General Agenda

Date/Time:

First Wednesday of every month

Location:

Meetings are held at various healthcare facilities in the City and County of Denver

AGENDA:

 

Time

Item

11:30

Lunch

11:30 --11:45

Introductions - All

11:35 – 11:45

Updates

 

    Denver Public Health

 

    Denver OEM

 

    Denver Environmental Health

 

    Denver Paramedics

 

    Hospitals

11:45 – 12:25

Relevant topics discussed as needed

12:25 – 12:30

Wrap-up