Follow the steps in this CMS emergency preparedness checklist to make compliance simpler and more effective.
Take this short self-assessment to identify the next steps you need to take to achieve best practices for hospital emergency preparedness, including compliance with the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. Receive your results and resources you can use based on your current level of emergency preparedness.
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.
Use this checklist to learn essential steps to take before an active shooter or other violent situation occurs in your hospital or healthcare facility, and how to respond in a workplace violence event.
LiveProcess Emergency Manager for Emergency Preparedness Planning, Mass Notification, Real-Time Coordination and Tracking
Hospitals and health systems, ambulatory centers, home health agencies, nursing homes, and public agencies use LiveProcess Emergency Manager to prepare for and respond to disaster events and for everyday coordination.
Every service is customized based on your needs and your goals. Assess your emergency management programs based on your needs, your type of facility, metrics relevant to your organization, your locale, your coalition and your jurisdiction.
Physician Pager Replacement, Hospital Notification, and Disaster Management With One Communication Tool: Duncan Regional Hospital
Physician paging and disaster communications both require reaching people quickly and reliably. This case study explores how one hospital uses its disaster management system for tornadoes and wildfires for physician paging too.
Watch now a three-part video series on the CMS emergency preparedness rule exclusively for long-term care (LTC) facilities. Watch any one, two or all three videos.
Health Management Technology: LiveProcess streamlines emergency preparedness for Ozarks Medical Center
LiveProcess Emergency Manager enables faster communication and response times across Ozarks Medical Center’s hospital, clinics, and home healthcare providers, which serve an eight-county area across two states.
From Gartner’s February 2018 Market Guide for Crisis/Emergency Management Platforms (C/EMP), I identified six takeaways that I feel are especially meaningful for healthcare organizations. Specifically, here’s what I recommend you do to help ensure your staff is ready and able to use your emergency management platform in a crisis.
US hospitals lack collaborative competency and disaster resilience for large-scale emergency preparedness, says a two-year hospital emergency preparedness analysis by Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Read this blog post to learn about collaboration and the Framework for Healthcare Disaster Resilience.
Senior living executives are reviewing their emergency response plans in the wake of record natural disasters in 2017, and many are turning to technology for help. Senior living communities are finding that software can help build, and practice, critical business continuity plans.
Improved Emergency Management and Day-to-Day Workflow with Structured Response Messaging: Methodist Health System
In this case study, learn how a healthcare system uses structured communication for better emergency response & communication for everyday hospital communications.
This composite account reflects actual events in hospitals affected by Hurricane Harvey, and the measures they took to ensure safety and appropriate care.
Adoption of hospital notification system and healthcare emergency management platform decreases response times and simplifies emergency preparedness planning for the hospital, clinics and home health care services that make up Ozarks Medical Center.
With the November 15 deadline approaching, now is a good time for healthcare organizations to re-assess their compliance with the revised Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) emergency preparedness requirements.
Home health agencies are expected to become compliant with the CMS emergency preparedness rule. Learn about the requirements and exceptions for home health emergency preparedness.
Widespread natural and manmade disasters challenge the ability of communities to maintain continuity of healthcare services. Learn about how regional coalitions help healthcare facilities comply with CMS emergency preparedness regulations.
Emergency Management Agency Prepares Healthcare Coalition for Regional Collaboration: County of Riverside EMD
In this case study, learn how LiveProcess streamlines communication for an emergency management agency and dozens of healthcare facilities across a sizeable county.
When this U.S. hospital was hit by a ransomware attack, they were prepared with the LiveProcess emergency management system already in place. LiveProcess remained fully functional and accessible, even when other systems failed.
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.
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); and 3 useful tools for your incident command team.
The date is set and the clock is ticking. Healthcare providers participating in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans must implement all emergency preparedness regulations stipulated in the CMS emergency preparedness rule by Nov. 16.
You may be feeling overwhelmed by the hospital CMS Emergency Preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers. Preparation for successful hospital emergency management is complicated — but manageable.
The date is set and the clock is ticking. Healthcare providers participating in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans must implement all emergency preparedness regulations stipulated in the CMS emergency preparedness rule by Nov. 15.
Big Emergency Management System (EMS) Results on a Small Budget: Tillamook Regional Medical Center, a Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
Tillamook Regional Medical Center uses LiveProcess Emergency Manager as a scalable one-stop solution for emergency preparedness. Find out how and why.