Accelerate Diagnostics reports positive results in pilot study

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 @ 1:56pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc., reported positive findings this week from a pilot study on its identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing System and Blood Culture Assay.
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McSally bill aims to strengthen DHS preparedness-center network

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 @ 4:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced a bill on Monday to improve national security preparedness on the local and federal levels. The bill, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Support to Fusion Centers Act, would require that DHS assess the benefits of having additional DHS staff assigned to fusion centers and would give higher levels of security clearance to local intelligence analysts.
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House hearing looks at DHS preparedness against WMD threats

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 @ 3:33pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) led a joint subcommittee hearing on Wednesday to assess the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) efforts against weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
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U-Haul joins American Red Cross as disaster responder

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 @ 3:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U-Haul International Inc. (U-Haul) announced on Tuesday that they have formalized their partnership with the American Red Cross (ARC) and will now serve as a Red Cross Disaster Responder.
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Maricopa County, Arizona, seeks emergency services planner

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015 @ 2:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Maricopa County announced an opening for an emergency services planner at their office in Phoenix, Arizona, in a recent job posting.
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Scottsdale, Arizona, seeks to hire emergency manager

Friday, May 8, 2015 @ 1:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The City of Scottsdale, Arizona, has an opening for an emergency manager. This position is responsible for the coordination of emergency-related tasks, including incident management, preparedness, staff and public training, operation drills and the development of continuity plans. This person oversees the Emergency Operations Center and ensures that staff receive the appropriate training.
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University of Arizona dean addresses biological threats

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communication heard testimony concerning the threat of biological agents from a witness that serves as interim dean of the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Dr. Charles Cairns.
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Bioterrorism on docket of Emergency Preparedness subcommittee

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The House Committee on Homeland Security announced that its Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communication will hold a hearing on Wednesday that will focus on biological threats and strategic prevention.
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Martin named Accelerate VP

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 @ 5:15pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Accelerate Diagnostics has named Juan Martin executive vice president and head of Europe, Middle and Africa operations, the company announced Monday.
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Accelerate Diagnostics, CDC team up against Ebola, other bio threats

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 @ 5:58pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Accelerate Diagnostics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they would collaborate on researching methods to detect biological threats more quickly.
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