(Facilities Maintenance Decisions 10/18/2017)
Natural disasters cause nearly 500 deaths annually in the United States. Unfortunately, the nation’s healthcare facilities continue to fall short in disaster planning and preparedness.
This lack of preparation creates the potential for serious ramifications by putting staff, patients, and the financial security of the hospital at risk. Scott Cormier, Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care & Safety at Medxcel FM shares five key components of an effective emergency management plan that can help health care facilities survive and return to operation.
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