Preparing Your Hospital for a Severe Weather Emergency

How to put a severe weather emergency management plan in place now

Severe weather emergency preparedness is essential to ensure continuity of operations for hospitals during hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, storm surges, and more. You could lose power or connectivity. You might have to evacuate, or take on patients from another hospital or healthcare facility.liveprocess-severe-weather-healthcare-hospital-emergency-preparedness-white-paper-thumbnail-300x240

Hospitals that plan for continuity of operations, coordinate within their facilities and with community partners, and test their emergency preparedness will improve their severe weather emergency response, reducing disruption for patients and saving more lives in a severe weather emergency or other natural disaster.

In this white paper you’ll learn:

  • 8 keys to severe weather emergency preparedness planning
  • The importance of involving partners, suppliers and regional emergency management coalitions
  • Why you might want a COOP for CMS emergency preparedness requirements
  • How severe weather fits into an all-hazards vulnerability analysis (HVA)
  • 3 useful tools for your incident command team.

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