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DRI International announces first ‘Hub of Resilience’ designation

The Disaster Recovery Institute International has announced that NYU Langone Medical Center has become the first institution to receive accreditation as a DRI ‘Hub of Resilience’. NYU Langone will be formally presented with the award and designation at DRI2016 , DRI’s 5th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, held from March 6th -9th, 2016.

“We are pleased to present NYU Langone with the esteemed DRI ‘seal of excellence’ and recognize the medical institution as a dedicated leader paving the way for resiliency and preparedness within the healthcare community,” said Al Berman, President of DRI International. “NYU Langone will be the first of many organizations to drive growth and knowledge of building business continuity infrastructure, as well as encouraging other leading organizations across industries to undergo evaluation and become certified as resilient.”

NYU Langone’s Hub of Resilience designation reflects ‘its extraordinary commitment to preparedness and resiliency, and its high standards of resilience training and track record of advising on business continuity capabilities within the healthcare industry’.

“NYU Langone is honored to receive this distinguished endorsement and resilience certification and become a partner with DRI to help lead the charge for encouraging businesses to take the pledge and invest in resiliency efforts,” said Brad Gair, vice president of the NYU Langone Emergency Management & Enterprise Resilience Department. “We want to strongly encourage other public and private sector leaders, especially those involved in managing and operating critical infrastructure, to take action and become part of a certified network of resilient businesses to be prepared for unexpected challenges and disruptions.”

Established to recognize organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to preparedness and resiliency, the Hub of Resilience” and “Resilient Enterprise awards are DRI’s official ‘standard of excellence’ designations.

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