(Healthcare Dive 4/19/2017)

Natural Disasters cause nearly 500 deaths annually in the United States. Unfortunately, healthcare facilities in the U.S. continue to fall short in disaster planning and preparedness. This lack of preparation creates the potential for serious ramifications, putting staff, patients and the financial security of the hospital at risk. Below are five key components to an effective emergency management plan.

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Disaster Preparedness: 5 Key Components to Effective Emergency Management, Originally Published by Healthcare Dive