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  • The District 5 Healthcare Coalition participated in the AT&T IoT Civic Hackathon on Friday, April 20th.  The coalition displayed our command/communications trailer along with several other public safety vehicles and trailers as part of the "Public Safety Rodeo".  This event was part of the new project that AT&T has initiated from a contract they were awarded by the federal government called First Net.  This project is to provide first responders and other public safety agencies with priority service during a disaster and a greatly enhanced national infrastructure.  For further information on the Hackathon see https://developer.att.com/blog/att-iot-civic-hack-indiana



    Hendricks Regional Health Brownsburg Hospital Officially Opens


    Brownsburg - Hendricks Regional Health expands their services to the individuals, families and businesses in Brownsburg and surrounding areas with the official opening of their brand new Brownsburg Hospital.


    The 100,000 square-foot hospital, located at 5492 North Ronald Reagan Parkway, combines a modern healthcare delivery model with Hendricks Regional Health’s award-winning approach to patient experience. It houses Hendricks County’s first side-by-side Emergency Department and Immediate Care Center, allowing patients the option to choose a level of care with respect to their condition and copay. The facility provides enhanced sports medicine and women’s services; an inpatient unit; physical, speech and occupational therapies; cardiology testing; cardiac rehabilitation; laboratory and imaging services; a multi-specialty clinic; and physician offices including Brownsburg North Family Medicine, Hendricks Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, and New Life Associates for OB-GYN care.

    For further details, visit hendricks.org/brownsburg.



    Thank you so much to Jennifer Waite, from Grainger, Spencer Grover, and Matt Relano for volunteering their time to help with updating our stockpile and collating welcome packets for our new coalition partners. Their time was much appreciated.


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  • Blog Entries

    • By ChrissyRichards in Emergency Preparedness News 0
      District 5 HPPC sponsored a CHEP, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional Class, which was hosted at the Moore Restoration warehouse in Indianapolis. Thank you to Moore Restoration for lending us your facility. Good luck to the participate in the class. 
    • By ChrissyRichards in Emergency Preparedness News 0
      IU Health Morgan hosted a CHEP, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional, Certification Class, sponsored by District 5 Healthcare Preparedness Planning Committee, in which 9 participants were in attendance. Good luck on the test to those whom took the class. Thank you to IU Morgan for hosting the class. 
    • By ChrissyRichards in Emergency Preparedness News 0
      District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee hosted a Critical Incident Stress Management Class, which educated 53 participants and presented them with continuing education certificates for the class. We would like to thank Moore Restoration for donating and allowing us to use their facility for the three day class.
    • By ChrissyRichards in Emergency Preparedness News 0
      District 5 HPPC hosted a CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) class last week.  The class was taught by Kimble Richardson, M.S., LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, and Lindi Holt PhD, NREMT-P, NCEE and was very well received by 13 attendees.  District 5 HPPC would like to send a special thanks to Moore Restoration for donating the use of their facility to hold the class, and for providing donuts and coffee every morning.  Moore Restoration, also, graciously ended the three day class with lunch for everyone.  Thank you so much Moore Restoration!
    • By ChrissyRichards in Emergency Preparedness News 0
      On February 10, 2017, District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee gathered 63 Coalition Partners together, including hospitals, health departments, Emergency Medical Associations, Emergency Medical Services, Indiana State Department of Health, Department of Homeland Security, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and Long Term Care Facilities, for mass notification training. This training consisted of computer training on LiveProcess, a mass notification system that will be utilized to communicate with multiple agencies for collaboration during emergency situations.




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  • Mission Statement

    “The District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee Inc. mission is to ensure all hospitals in Indiana District 5 develop, maintain, refine, and to the extent achievable, enhance the capacities and capabilities of their healthcare systems, and for exercising and improving preparedness plans for all –– hazards including pandemic influenza.”

  • Certified Emergency Disaster Professional (CEDP) Pre-conference Course

    The CEDP is a professional credential for those working in the public, private, and governmental positions related to emergency/disaster management. The CEDP certification program includes an eight-hour day of training and review for the exam. The 2.5 hour exam is then proctored on the second day. Subject matter addresses emergency planning, management, response, and mitigation concepts.