Readiness Associates (RA) and the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) are driving for the same goal – to radically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of quality-safety efforts in healthcare delivery organizations.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
Three years ago at a Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in El Paso, Texas, a staff psychologist was shot to death by a former VA employee who then killed himself.Read More
Over a period of a few days in late May 2018, a pair of deadly natural disasters served as powerful reminders that healthcare organizations must take emergency preparedness much more seriously.Read More
Since 1980, 203 weather and climate disasters in the U.S. have resulted in $1.1 trillion in total damage costs. You know the old saying: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.Read More
Natural and man-made disasters can have catastrophic, long-term impacts. Look no further than the devastation visited by Hurricane Irma upon Puerto Rico, where some residents have struggled for months without power or sufficient water supplies.
Healthcare organizations face unique challenges in providing continuing patient care during crises.