It’s important for healthcare organizations to have contingencies in place to quickly react to unforeseen events. Microscope can review your Emergency Operations Plan for compliance with CMS Emergency Preparedness Regulatory Requirements and help you improve your first response performance.
Make A Plan
Assess your risks – complete a Hazards Vulnerability Assessment
Plan your response – use your resources
Write it down
Train your management and staff
Drill – run a Table Top Exercise
After Action Reporting – review and write-up your performance
Learn from the past
Annual process – risks change every year
Was global pandemic killing 800,000 Americans your #1 risk?
Is cyber severity on your radar?
Have you watched local incidences of financial fraud discovered since COVID began?
Know you mission priorities - meet those first
Communicate with public and staff
Create a reasonable estimate of time to recover
Develop in advance resources for supplies, PPE., alternative space, and staffing through crisis