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DRI's Healthcare Continuity Webinar: Register Now!

May 20, 2016 Leave a comment dridrive

Webinar Concept.Join us on Wednesday, June 29 at 2:00 p.m. EDT for “Business Continuity Meets Healthcare: From Zika to Patient Care to Ransomware…and Beyond“! It’s an information-packed webinar exploring business continuity in the healthcare sector – with lessons that can be applied by continuity professionals in every industry.

Faced with regulatory requirements, increasingly-complex technology, ransomware attacks, and now the Zika virus, continuity professionals in healthcare have their hands full. Hear from them about those
challenges and more.

CEAP_icon_1DRI certified professionals will receive one Continuing Education Activity Point for attending.

Click here to register — we’ll see you on June 29!



Mike Mastrangelo,  Program Director for Institutional Preparedness, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Mike Mangenello headshotMike Mastrangelo is responsible for all aspects of preparedness. Priority risks for UTMB include hurricanes, disease outbreaks and mass casualty incidents, and cyber-intrusions. There is a high concentration of chemical industrial plants in the Galveston area, and UTMB works with regional public and private entities to assure readiness for any incidents and assure the continuity of healthcare services. UTMB is also the Ebola Treatment Hospital for our multi-state region, and UTMB houses the Galveston National Laboratory – a Biosafety Level 4 facility designated to conduct research on Select Agents.

Brad Gair, Vice President Emergency Management + Enterprise Resilience, NYU Langone Medical Center
Brad GairBrad Gair has extensive experience in emergency management and resilience having led major planning initiatives and deploying in senior leadership roles to scores of disasters, emergencies and special events over the past two decades. While working for FEMA, Gair was appointed Federal Recovery Officer after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center with oversight responsibility for an $8.8 billion budget, and subsequently led both post-disaster housing and long term recovery initiatives after Hurricane Katrina. Gair has served New York City, first as Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Emergency Management, and after Superstorm Sandy as Director of Housing Recovery Operations and Local Recovery Manager for the Mayor’s Office providing strategic guidance to the Mayor on more than $10 billion of federal recovery funding. From 2009-2011, Gair lived and worked in the United Arab Emirates advising senior government officials on development of their national emergency management agency (NCEMA) and a national business continuity strategy.

John Molnar, Managing Principal at Integrity Consulting and DRI International Healthcare Lead Instructor
John MolnarJohn Molnar is a co-founder of Integrity Consulting where he is responsible for maintaining operations and knowledge leadership for business management within the practice. He has 30 years of management experience in consulting, IT outsourcing, IT lifecycle coordination, disaster recovery, strategic sourcing, and business continuity.  He is a DRI Certified Healthcare Continuity Professional (CHPCP). For the past 15 years he has led business continuity projects in the healthcare arena including NYU Langone Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Medstar Health Network, Chicago Children’s Hospital. Core to these business continuity projects has been an integrated approach of enterprise business areas (IT, procurement, facilities, clinical operations) to the various operating units within the healthcare facility encompassing governance, risk assessment, impact analysis, continuity planning, and emergency management. Molnar has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science in Business Logistics from Penn State University. 

James A. Mitchell – Assistant Director, Texas Children’s Hospital
James MitchellJames A. Mitchell joined Texas Children’s Hospital in September of 2015 and is responsible for business continuity and emergency management. He has an extensive background in crisis management, business continuity  and IT disaster recovery in both the energy (BP) and investments (Invesco) industries. While at Invesco, James developed the IT crisis management and disaster recovery process as well as developing and leading an international team to drive these efforts. While at BP, James implemented a “best practices” business continuity program focused on all 22 corporate functions. Additionally, James brings to TCH considerable experience implementing emergency notification systems. James graduated from LeTourneau University in 2010 with a Master’s in Business Administration.

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