The following operational support resources available to Coalition partners for response and recovery operations.

emPOWER Map  Every hospital, first responder, electric company, and community member can use the map to find the monthly total of Medicare beneficiaries with electricity-dependent equipment claims at the U.S. state, territory, county, and zip code level and turn on “real-time” NOAA severe weather tracking services to identify areas and populations that may be impacted and at risk for power outages.

Healthcare Facility and Provider Database This database offers addresses, phone numbers, administrator names and state registration or licensure status for Minnesota health care providers. (PDF Download)

Global Crossing Tele/Webconference – A telephone and webinar conference tool supports SEMN Healthcare Multi-Agency Coordination Center and Hospital Disaster Preparedness & Response Compact notification needs.

Mayo Transport Awareness Tool (MTAT) – A transport and patient tracking system that supports disaster response operational information needs for the SEMN Healthcare Multi-Agency Coordination Center and Hospital Disaster Preparedness & Response Compact.

MissionMode – An emergency notification system that supports SEMN Healthcare Multi-Agency Coordination Center and Hospital Disaster Preparedness & Response Compact notification needs.

MNHAN (Health Alert Network)Enables public health staff, tribal governments, health care providers, emergency workers, and others working to protect the public to exchange information during a disease outbreak, environmental threat, natural disaster, or act of terrorism.

MNTrac – Minnesota system for Tracking Resources, Alerts, and Communications (MNTrac) is a database-driven web application. This system has been designed specifically to track bed, pharmaceutical and resource availability . Hospital bed diversion status, emergency event planning, emergency chat, and alert notifications are supported in real time. Information is aggregated from all facilities to improve communications and share pertinent information.

SEMN Healthcare Multi-Agency Coordination Center (H-MACC) Guidelines – Outlines the operational functions of the SE Minnesota Healthcare Multi-Agency Coordination Center (H-MACC).  Limited distribution; available upon request.

Project Share – Used to gain a more comprehensive and systematic understanding of the longer term impact of disasters on children and their families, to connect parents and children with appropriate mental health treatment or social services when indicated, and to facilitate children’s communication of their thoughts and feelings about the disaster to their parents at a point in time when the acute impact of the disaster has subsided. Designed to assess longer term recovery from disasters and thus should be administered 12 to 36 months after the primary event.

Additional operational support resources are described in the SEMN Disaster Health Coalition Medical Disaster Resources Guidelines (limited distribution; available upon request), including the following:

CMS Emergency-Related Policies & Procedures that my be implemented Without 1135 Waivers

HIPAA Privacy During Emergency Situations

FEMA Reimbursement Guidelines