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Perfect Planning for the Perfect Storm: How Can Healthcare Be Prepared?

Jun 21, 2019 12:21:46 PM / by David Layman posted in EMS, Emergency Management, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Management, Healthcare, Public Health, disaster, Preparedness, healthcare coalitions, hospitals, Incident management, emergency medical, Health and Safety

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With the brunt of the massive Hurricane Michael bearing down on the Florida Panhandle in 2018, several of the region’s hospitals were forced to evacuate patients. In the midst of these efforts, with windows exploding and rooftops blowing off, new patients arrived with various injuries associated with the storm. Calling it a perfect storm for disaster would be an understatement.

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Medicare Emergency Preparedness Standards Just Around the Corner

May 1, 2018 3:13:56 PM / by Bill Finerfrock posted in Hospital Management, Public Health

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Natural and man-made disasters are sweeping news feeds and TV channels almost weekly.  With floods in Louisiana and Texas, hurricanes along the East Coast, wild fires out West, and snow storms in the Midwest, it is evident that no region of the country is immune to these unfortunate events.

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Five Lessons Learned From Our First Infectious Disease Incident

May 1, 2018 2:20:38 PM / by Julie Bulson posted in Hospital Management

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The outbreak of an infectious disease can bring terrible consequences to large numbers of people in a short period of time, and its impact on a health organization can be far reaching and significant. To be proactive, many organizations are taking steps to assess the risks and help their staff minimize those risks when presented with the possibility of an outbreak by having a hospital incident management plan.

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