The CMS emergency preparedness rule requires hospitals to cover these six critical factors in policies and procedures.
One of the fundamental changes in the requirements is the approach to risk assessment. The CMS emergency preparedness rule requires facilities to employ an all-hazards approach.
The season for hurricanes, wildfires approaches. As you develop your severe weather emergency preparedness capabilities, consider these eight hospital emergency planning tips.
Hospitals are required to conduct a hazard vulnerability assessment (HVA) and review it at least annually. The likelihood of each threat can help you to prioritize emergency planning, mitigation, response and recovery.