Hospitals are taking a more proactive approach to managing critical events

October 23, 2019

Healthcare facilities are taking a more proactive approach to managing critical events by working toward high resilience, safeguarding the continuity of services and ensuring the best patient outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Dive website.

Facilities are addressing three areas of impact in particular: clinical, safety and security, and high-impact IT incidents.

According to a report by the American College of Emergency Physicians, 93% of 247 emergency physicians surveyed say they are not fully prepared for patient surge capacity in an crisis situation.

Plus, a recent survey found that 32% of healthcare professionals believe the odds of an active shooter incident occurring at their facility is high or very high.

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