Due to COVID-19, we currently face an unprecedented time for our nation and the world and as we approach further stages of the Pandemic Interval process. It will be vital for all industry leaders to unite and leverage partnerships & technology to the best benefit of those we serve. To support this effort, Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC), is continuing to work with our clients & partners to develop tools and technologies to help proactively manage the COVID-19 response and recovery. By leveraging our clients, partners, and technical resources we pledge to do our part to support our nation!
ISC was selected by the State of Missouri to provide a broad range of management consulting needs to the State of Missouri. Although the State of Missouri is requesting ISC to be it's go-to consultant related to disaster and emergency management needs, ISC will also be expected to support the State with other strategic planning, policy development, research studies and data analysis, as well as IT and non-IT project management and training.
The University of Utah recently selected ISC to develop its Hazards Mitigation Plan. Upon contract execution, our Team will work closely with University stakeholders to provide technical consulting services for the update of the university's hazard mitigation plan. The university will be utilizing ISC's Odysseus system to enhance the current plan and assist with future updates.
Following our years supporting similar Native American communities and Tribal Nations, ISC was recently engaged by the Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) to update their Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. Beginning in 2020, ISC will support the FBIC by providing technical services in the update and enhancement of the Tribe's Hazard Mitigation Plan. Fort Belknap Indian Community has decided to utilize ISC's Odysseus system to assist in the update and maintenance of the plan.
Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) developed and facilitated an Emergency Operations Center Functional Exercise for Miami-Dade County that tested various vital aspects of their Special Events Operations and Terrorism Response Planning. This functional exercise was in preparation of the 2020 Super Bowl. The event is expected around a quarter of a million people to the South Florida Region.
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) selects ISC's Odysseus system for Statewide coordination and planning
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) contracted with ISC for technological solutions for Statewide coordination and planning challenges. Through this project, ISC provided IDPH with Odysseus, a web-based planning platform that has the capability to standardize, integrate, and share planning across jurisdictions for state and local use. ISC provided IDPH, with an Odysseus instance for all 97 Local Health Departments and 11 hospital regions throughout Illinois. ISC worked with IDPH to provide advanced customization and facilitation and increased plan quality and compliance. The result was an overall increase preparedness for all system users. In addition to providing the system, ISC conducted 20 regional training to acclimate local health department and hospital personnel to the use and functionality of the web-based system.
ISC was awarded a multi-year contract with San Diego OES to provide emergency management services. ISC will play a key role in enhancing the City of San Diego’s overall preparedness and ability to respond and recover from a variety of incidents and assist in strategically managing preparedness, response, recovery, and pre-and post-disaster mitigation services during the term of this contract.
The ISC team knows that emergency preparedness must come on all levels; national, state, local, and individual. Recently, ISC was chosen to bring the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to the residents of Palm Beach County, Florida. Over a series of three-day courses, community residents and leaders learned basic first aid, how first responders organize themselves, light search and rescue (LSAR), and more! Are you a Palm Beach resident who is interested in future CERT trainings? Let us know!
Integrated Solutions Consulting (ISC) was chosen to develop a Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment for the Kansas CIty Region. The project includes numerous facilitated planning discussions with State, Region, County, Municipal, and Public Safety stakeholders. The analysis has clarified the most prominent threats and vulnerabilities, serving as a tool for the regional public safety agencies to standardize the training and resources necessary to enhance response during a complex and challenging event such as a terrorist attack.