07/28/2010 - The National Biosurveillance Integration Center was envisioned as a fusion hub for intelligence on biological threats, but the U.S. Government Accountability Office finds common obstacles (.pdf)—technology and bureaucracy—have hindered its progress.
06/30/2010 - A recent report on healthcare catastrophes emphasized the need for healthcare providers, like providers in other sectors, to form regional planning coalitions to ensure continuity during major events (.pdf).
05/28/2010 - The healthcare industry, like other sectors, should form regional planning coalitions of service providers to ensure continuity during catastrophic health events, according to the Center for Biosecurity of UPMC.
11/05/2009 - The visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a hospital convocation on Tuesday is alleged to have led to the death of a desperately ill man, after Singh's security detail blocked the car holding the man from entering the hospital gates.
09/01/2009 - Researchers experimenting with various flu strains in ferrets found no evidence that a supervirulent hybrid flu strain could arise but did discover that swine flu outcompetes other flu strains, reports the University of Maryland Newsdesk.
08/27/2009 - International cooperation is necessary to combat the illegal global trade in dangerous counterfeit and substandard pharmaceuticals, panelists argued at an American Enterprise Institute event.