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NYS Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters Systems (eFINDS)

New York State Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters Systems (eFINDS)The New York State Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters Systems (eFINDS) is the patient/resident tracking application housed on the Health Commerce System (HCS). 

This course provides a solid foundation for registering and updating patient/resident location information during an incident or event, such as a storm, flood, non-natural incident or practice exercise/drill. 

Course participants will be provided a demonstration of the new eFINDS application including: eFINDS Data Reporter and eFINDS Data Administrator role permissions; how to register a patient/resident with a scanner and without; use a spreadsheet to register multiple patient/residents; update patient/resident tracking information as an evacuating facility, and as a receiving facility. The session concludes with hands-on exercises.

To begin, click on the link for the pre-recorded training below and follow the instructions to install Active-X or Java if prompted. For additional help accessing the recording please review the first page of the Participant Guide or contact WebEx technical support at 1-877-769-7228.