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Ebola- What You Need to Know & Other Pandemic Resources

These resources are provided by the Commercial and Government Facilities Section, Sector Outreach and Programs Division of the Department of Homeland Security. As you are all well aware, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is the lead agency on the current outbreak of Ebola, and has recently confirmed the first case diagnosed in the US.  By […]

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FBI Active Shooter Incident Study Released

The FBI has released a study of Active Shooter incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013. Introduction In 2013, the president signed into law the Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2012, which granted the attorney general the authority to assist in the investigation of “violent acts and shootings occurring in a place of […]

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Reducing Health Care Costs by Reducing the Need and Demand for Medical Services

Health care costs in the United States exceed 14 percent of the gross domestic product, far more than in any other nation. Overall costs were $838 billion in 1992, or over $3,000 per person. Well over 30 million Americans are uninsured, partly because of rising premium costs. We propose an approach to part of this […]

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GPECC Will File Amicus Curiae Brief

Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council (GPECC) Will File an Amicus Curiae Brief Seeking to Allow Direct Right of Subrogation in Pennsylvania. O’Hagan LLC agrees to represent GPECC in PA Supreme Court. Philadelphia, PA (July 10, 2014) — The Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council (GPECC) is pleased to announce that O’Hagan LLC has graciously agreed to […]

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Crisis management planning: why a new reality demands a fresh approach

Originally published by International Public Relations Association (IPRA) By: Jonathan Hemus Anyone working in communication understands that effective crisis management is now more demanding than ever before. A swift and appropriate crisis communication response is essential if an organisation’s good name is to be preserved, and achieving this is largely down to the quality of planning […]

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