Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Creating a healthcare facility emergency plan

November 5, 2019

Emergency departments must develop disaster preparedness plans that go beyond natural disasters and utility failures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website. Emergency preparation must consider events such as biological, chemical, or nuclear exposures; outbreaks and epidemics; and mass casualties.

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