Vantage Point Consulting will be presenting multiple seminars and exercises at the 2018 Indiana Federation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers Spring Conference and Trade Show.
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September is an opportunity to remind everyone to prepare now for when a disaster happens. In today’s world, it’s not if a disaster happens, it’s when. And it is our responsibility to be prepared.
When you think of workplace stress, most of us think of frazzled colleagues or people staying up late or waking early to “get everything done”. But there are more sinister behaviors of stress. Employees are more likely to engage in unethical behavior like stealing, falsifying time sheets, or worse.
11 counties in northeast Indiana’s District 3 will take place in an emergency preparedness exercise on September 10, 2018. This exercise will train and test area hospitals, health departments, emergency managers, and other healthcare partners.
After all, if you’re bringing your “A game” to work every day, so should they. And while the employer has some responsibility in providing a safe workplace, everyone has the responsibility to report things that are not safe. It might be simple things like moving equipment out of the way or it might involve processes […]
When you see an emergency on TV and notice responders helping the healthiest people first, there’s a good reason. Here’s why.
“The value of these courses comes from having a better understanding of what you’re doing. They make you a well-rounded subject matter expert in areas you’re expected to be to perform your job.”
One of the many outcomes from the September 11, 2001 Trade Center attacks was the realization there is no standard language used among hospitals, emergency responders, smaller providers like ambulatory and surgical centers. Today, federal regulations standardize practice among agencies who follow the protocols.
“Decontamination is one of those things that we regularly train our emergency department staff on and they’re well prepared to handle these kinds of situations,” said Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Spokesperson Joy Alexiou.
Take a look at your keyboard and ask yourself, “When is the last time I cleaned that?” If the answer is “never”, grab an alcohol wipe and tidy up. Your fingers — and your health — will thank you. Use these additional tips to keep your body healthy.