Safety

Preparing healthcare facilities for a disaster

Hospitals must maintain continuity of patient care

6/12/2019


USP <800> and how it can affect your facility

It will be the first standard to not only change the handling of pharmaceuticals for human medical facilities, but animal hospitals as well

6/11/2019


Understand what radar cannot see, and make better decisions

Cutting-edge radars reinforce trust — if you understand the basic mechanics of the tool

6/3/2019


Nursing homes particularly vulnerable to hurricanes

Many nursing homes are located in southeastern or Gulf Coast states

6/3/2019


Free tool helps develop facility risk assessments

FGI guidelines can help identify hazards

5/29/2019


Report says Florida needs to do more to fight disease, other threats

The state lags the national average in healthcare delivery

5/23/2019


U.S. disaster preparedness is slowing

Regional inequities in preparedness persist

5/23/2019


Clean water restored to Minn. hospital after power outage

A power outage released too much lime into the city’s water supply

5/23/2019


Calif. hospital looking at options after seismic retrofit funding denied

Hospital leaders have started a public relations campaign reaching out to a diverse group of community members

5/23/2019


One third of hospitals earn 'A' in Leapfrog's spring ratings

Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, 32 percent earned an "A"

5/22/2019


Illinois hospital nearly shut down by floods

Healthcare system wants the city to revamp water drainage system

5/17/2019


Extinguish these myths about fire emergencies

Understanding how occupants react can help with preparation

5/16/2019


State probe finds Duluth facility's neglect allowed resident to drink cleaning chemical

The facility failed to implement safety precautions, the report said

5/16/2019


Preventing hospital falls with slip-resistant grab bar surfaces

Studies have shown that slips and falls are a serious patient safety issue facing healthcare facilities

5/10/2019


Hospital safety evolves after historical St. Anthony fire

The fire killed 77 people and lasted just under two hours

5/6/2019


Maintaining a safe and healthy healthcare facility

Running any type of medical facility requires a high level of performance, cleanliness and safety

4/30/2019


Coalitions help healthcare facilities prepare for disasters

There are nearly 500 healthcare coalitions across the U.S.

4/30/2019



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