MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

Lessons from the Ebola crisis

Healthcare professionals have learned a great deal about creating effective care environments that allow for the safe treatment of patients with EVD and other infectious diseases.

Sign up and start learning today

Oregon hospital prepares to care for eclipse watchers

August 8, 2017

Oregon's Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital will be on high alert and ready to care for those who become injured or ill during the long eclipse weekend, according to an article on the News Guard website.

Arrangements have been made for delivery of additional drinking water, if needed and the hospital is increasing the amount of food products on hand, especially non-perishables.

A FEMA-approved Western Shelter will be erected in the hospital’s emergency department parking lot for patient triage and patient overflow, if needed.

also, A bank of hotel rooms and the on-campus medical student housing have been reserved for staff who may not be able to travel home at the end of their shift.

Read the article.

 

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Sustainable Operations


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Woman who gave birth in Japan photographs hospital meals


Meals look more than restaurant-worthy

10/20/2017

Focus: Infection Control

Debunking the assumptions around proper hand hygiene


Hand hygiene in healthcare involves not only washing hands with soap and water, but also the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

10/20/2017

Hospital ship off Puerto Rico sits mostly idle 2 weeks after its arrival


Only 33 of the 250 beds on the Comfort — 13 percent — are being used

10/20/2017

Focus: Facility Design

Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics


New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment

10/20/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/20/2017





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.