Emergency preparedness

Emergency preparedness - strategies, tips and insights for the healthcare facilities management industry




Hospitals save lives and money by investing in climate resilience

Los Angeles launches seismic program with compliance notices

12 Florida nursing home patient deaths ruled homicides

Interoperability lessons learned from disasters

Las Vegas hospital offers lessons in disaster planning

Report explores emergency preparedness for healthcare facilities

The deadline is today: Is your emergency communications plan ready?

Florida nursing home now in compliance with emergency generator directive

New weather data technology can raise alarm ahead of extreme events

CMS emergency preparedness deadline is a week away

Houston hospital still closed after Harvey

Los Angeles hospital to close, cites costs of retrofitting

What to know about the CMS emergency preparedness rule's communication plan requirement

Florida moves to shut down nursing home where 14 died during Irma

Some flexibility seen in Florida nursing home generator order

Healthcare facilities must have business continuity plan

One Texas nursing home evacuation began with a gun drawn

Hospitals evacuate as California wildfires spread

USNS Comfort responds to second hospital generator failure in Puerto Rico

Making a healthcare facility disaster-ready

Las Vegas hospitals request aid to treat shooting victims

Some nursing home disaster plans called paper tigers

Having a vision to withstand disaster

Fla. healthcare facilities rush to implement new regulations

Florida nursing home deaths blamed on preventable chaos

HHS offers hurricane preparation guidance

Most Florida healthcare facilities were ready for Irma

Florida nursing home where 11 died had emergency plan with no mention of air conditioning

Emails show three Savannah hospitals backpedaled on hurricane response

Jacksonville-area hospitals responded to Irma with detailed emergency plans

State shuts down nursing home where 9 people died

Five years after Sandy, NYC hospitals may be ready for the next big storm

$2.5 million in medications could go bad without power at Florida clinic

9 dead at Florida nursing home left without air conditioning

Hurricane Irma evacuees come to N.C. hospitals

St. Thomas hospital suffers catastrophic failure

Tampa hospitals weighed evacuation options before Irma

Central Florida hospitals evacuated, locked down ahead of Irma

In better news, eclipse went off without a healthcare hitch

How UVA Health System responded to the Charlottesville rally

Utah facility well-stocked with medical supplies in case of disaster

Houston VA hospital prepares for aftermath

Harvey highlights need for emergency plans

Guam healthcare officials ramp up security plans

Key components to severe weather preparedness

Some Portland-area healthcare facilities planning eclipse-related closures, service cuts

Oregon hospital prepares to care for eclipse watchers

Some California hospitals don’t pass quake test

Iowa healthcare facility prepares for helipad chopper crash

Duke University Hospital gets mobile water filtration system

Don’t get caught in the dark, make sure your backup power is hurricane ready

Key points in mass-casualty disaster planning

Texas hospital ready for hazardous material emergencies

California hospital moves patients ahead of potential flood

Central Florida expecting busy year of healthcare construction

Broward Health CEO discusses Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Healthcare facilities feel impact of extreme heat

Orlando healthcare facility's mass casualty drills helped them prepare for shooting

California hospital buildings need seismic upgrades

After power outage, Ohio surgeon completes surgery aided by cellphones

Houston Methodist Hospital automates control of emergency power supply system

Hurricane Matthew put N.C. hospital to the test

Safeguarding imaging facilities

New Orleans VA hospital designed to be disaster resistant

Managing an emergency or natural disaster

New plant to keep Mass. hospital running during disaster

Healthcare facility C-suite's role in a disaster readiness efforts

Getting a healthcare facility disaster ready

The CMS preparedness rule presents opportunity

Legrand to Donate up to $100k in Matched Employee Contributions to Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts

Illinois hospital conducts power failure evacuation drill

Colorado healthcare facilities train for disaster

Ways healthcare facilities can support staff after a disaster

Mock drill coordinates efforts of N.Y. community hospitals

Tennessee hospital now StormReady

Disaster drills key to mass-shooter response

Fire closes California hospital

Louisiana hospitals up and running through flooding

Chicago hospitals prepared for Lollapalooza rush

Philly hospitals ready for potential convention issues

Hospitals prepare for political conventions

Phoenix Children's Hospital certified as 'StormReady'

When active shooters invade healthcare facilities, having a plan matters

Hospital emergency preparedness initiative goes national

Penn. healthcare facilities equipped for mass shooting

Hospital constantly updates disaster-response plans

Security planning for healthcare facility emergencies

How healthcare facilities respond to mass shootings

Missouri hospitals prepare for severe weather

Healthcare facilities can use model crisis plans to address disasters

New Joplin hospital built to weather storms

Alaska hospital takes part in 3-day disaster drill

Dealing with water outages

New Joplin hospital to open four years after tornado

Ensuring your emergency messaging system is disaster-ready

Mississippi hospital storm ready

California hospital plans seismic study

White House report tells hospitals how to prepare for climate change

Snow brings chaos, loss to Buffalo nursing home

Pakistani hospitals set up disaster management wards

Palm Springs hospital unveils emergency phone system

FEMA offers resources for digital disaster prep

Military offers lessons for dealing with mass casualties

Nebraska hospital hit with severe flooding

N.Y. hospital to get $1.1 billion for Hurricane Sandy repairs

During natural disasters, hospital resilience is key

Australian health executive remembers flood evacuation

Missouri hospital participates in national earthquake drill

Use of mass notification systems during an emergency

Oklahoma hospital designed for severe weather

Involving security in an emergency situation

Mock disaster drills held at Connecticut senior facility

New Hampshire hospitals take part in pandemic exercise

West Virginia hospital holds decontamination drill

Mobile hospital becomes temporary medical center

Manhattan hospitals partner for disaster drill

Portsmouth hospital practices for disasters

Staten Island hospital gets $12 million protective funding for power unit

HIEs can improve disaster planning

Hospital staff prepares for decontamination emergency

Preparing for severe weather

Nursing home tornado shelters recommended

Oklahoma hospital prepares well before the storm

Mock disaster tests Ontario hospital privacy procedures

Florida hospital on mock 'high alert'

Senator pushes FEMA to OK $20M for New York healthcare facilities

Nebraska hospital hosts mass-casualty incident exercise

One year after flood, Illinois hospital is more prepared

Boston hospitals apply lessons learned from bombing

Healthcare providers preparing for climate change

Ohio hospitals hold mass-casualty exercise

Disabled helicopter removed from hospital roof

UNM Hospital staff trains at FEMA facility

New, past violent events spark facility emergency drills

Hospitals simulate infectious disease disaster

British Columbia hospital to boost emergency generator capacity

Lincoln hospitals hold winter storm disaster training

NH hospital personnel train for disasters

Changes in Joint Commission standards for environment of care coming

CMS rule on emergency preparedness would establish national requirements

Researching disaster helps hospital plan

Surviving a disaster can change emergency plan

CMS proposes emergency preparedness rule

Georgia hospital says it's snow-ready

CMS proposes rule on emergency preparedness

Tougher emergency preparedness rules proposed for long-term care facilities

Illinois hospital drill strives for failure

New EPA clean air rules will affect hospital power systems

Facilities staff find 50-year-old 'treasure' hidden in hospital basement

Isolated Colorado hospital braces for winter after surviving flood

Super storms put focus on building resilient hospitals

St Louis hospital gets 'Storm Ready' status

N.Y. hospital building projects prepare facilities for future superstorms

Hospitals addressing problems from flooding one year after Sandy

More progress needed to prepare hospitals for natural disasters.

Washington hospital prepares for disaster

Hospital team's response during Marathon bombings offers lessons for management under pressure.

Thai healthcare system disaster management looks at Japan model

Connecticut hospital tests and trains emergency responders

Look for lighting that exceeds emergency standard for healthcare facilities

Billings Clinic practices for power outage

Infection control should be part of disaster plan

Hospitals make significant progress in disaster readiness

Combined heat and power systems reduce energy use and outage risk

Hospitals look past codes to set power reliability minimums

Ensuring fail-safe power in emergencies

Rockford hospitals lauded for storm readiness

Hospital disaster preparation evolves

Hospitals building coalitions to ensure business continuity

Boston bombing tests area hospital's disaster response plans

U.S. government grants top $916 million for healthcare disaster preparedness

Joplin hospital rebuilds, aiming to withstand monster tornados

NYC hospitals improving emergency preparedness post Sandy



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