Friday February 28, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is alerting healthcare facilities that they have revised current emergency preparedness checklist information for health care facility planning. These updates provide more detailed guidance about patient/resident tracking, supplies and collaboration.
Tuesday January 7, 2014
Active Shooter Preparedness – The potential for a shooting incident by an active shooter exists, unfortunately, in every workplace place throughout the United States. This article will help you and your staff create an emergency action plan to respond to an active shooter situation.
Wednesday April 25, 2012
Federal regulations require that Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes have written emergency plans and provide employees with emergency preparedness training. In a 2006 report about nursing homes that experienced hurricanes, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that emergency