Healthcare providers can now employ a powerful new tool in their efforts to protect patients, staff members and visitors from potential natural and man-made disasters.Read More
Readiness Associates, a Portland-based consulting business that focuses on helping organizations better prepare for and recover from natural and man-made disasters, announced that it is forming strategic partnerships with a pair of organizations.Read More
Georgia, a state that has experienced more than its share of recent disasters, received a financial boost in the quest to protect its long-term care facilities from future catastrophic events.Read More
In her Sept. 12 presentation at a healthcare conference in Stateline, Nevada, the national field operations director of Readiness Associates cited some eye-opening statistics about trends in workplace violence.Read More
It’s an alarming statistic: Fifty-two percent of all workplace violence incidents in 2014 occurred in the healthcare and social assistance industry, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Read More
A fatal shooting in southern Texas and a raging wildfire in northern California provided the latest tragic evidence that healthcare organizations must take the threats of man-made and natural disasters more seriously.Read More
Anyone passing by the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital must have wondered what was happening. Aircraft circled the facility, and emergency vehicles were everywhere. It certainly looked like a real-world emergency was underway.
Fortunately, that was not the case this time.Read More