Focus: Disaster Resilience

Report explores emergency preparedness for healthcare facilities

November 17, 2017

A new report, “7 Critical Ways to Prepare for Healthcare Facilities Emergencies”, is available from ARC Document Solutions, according to an article on the Facility Executive website.

The white paper focuses on the role of facility management during emergency events and for CMS compliance.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is expanding compliance requirements for hospitals and emergency preparedness. Recently, CMS compliance activities finalized a rule to establish consistent emergency preparedness requirements for healthcare providers participating in Medicare and Medicaid. 

Most notable to facility managers is the CMS compliance mandate for developing “an all-hazards approach” focused on functions that are critical to preparedness for a full spectrum of emergencies.

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