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Simplify community planning with HSEEP guidelines

Hospital Safety Insider, February 17, 2010

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Whether it’s a biological attack, a natural disaster, or the large snowstorms currently plaguing parts of the country, planning for disasters within your community is a top priority for medical facilities.
 
Even though The Joint Commission requires some level of community disaster coordination, preparing for large-scale emergencies can be complicated or inefficient if hospital employees and emergency personnel aren’t on the same page.
 
Following Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines makes community planning easier and more efficient. On March 25 at 1 p.m. Eastern, join HCPro for “Simplify Community Planning for Disaster Exercises: Align Joint Commission Requirements with HSEEP,” a 90-minute Webcast that will apply HSEEP procedures to real world situations, ensuring your facility is better prepared for any emergency.
 



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