Track 3: Ensuring Situational Awareness to Support Decision-Making
Kristen Finne, B.A.
Senior Program Analyst/ Program Manager, HHS emPOWER Program
HHS/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)/ Office of Emergency Management and Medical Operations
Over 3.9 million Medicare beneficiaries rely upon electricity-dependent medical equipment and healthcare services. Participants will learn about the latest emPOWER advancements, including: (1) Google/Alexa virtual assistants; (2) Medicaid pilots; (3) new map/GIS tools; (4) online training; (5) informational resources/tool-kits; and (6) 2018 'real world' disasters uses.