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. Continue Reading 19 northeast Indiana healthcare providers will take part in emergency preparedness exercises September 10
When you see an emergency on TV and notice responders helping the healthiest people first, there’s a good reason. Here’s why. Continue Reading Why do the healthiest people in a disaster get evacuated and moved first?
“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.” Continue Reading Certifications for healthcare and fire safety professionals that make teams agile and smarter
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. Continue Reading Inside Incident Command: what healthcare organizations aren’t doing that puts lives at risk
“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. Continue Reading Hospital helipad contaminated after hazmat situation
Before the summer gets too hot, use these tips to prevent unexpected breakdowns. You’ll save yourself a lot of time, money, and sweat. Continue Reading Avoid auto breakdowns and dangers this summer
What would happen if you were displaced from your home during a natural disaster? Use this checklist to plan and practice for this important what-if scenario. Continue Reading Are you prepared?
Vantage Point Consulting will be on-site at the 2018 Spring Conference on May 4, 2018. This year’s conference is at the Ritz Charles, 12156 N Meridian Street, Carmel, IN 46032. Continue Reading Registration open for 2018 IFASC spring conference and tradeshow
Healthcare administrators and providers in Indiana District 5 can register now for four classes being held in June at Riverview Health in Noblesville. Courses include Long Term Care, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and Home Health & Hospice. Continue Reading VPC holds Practice Specific Incident Command course for Dist. 5
Use this checklist to start a basic, detailed plan to prepare your office or organization for an active shooter situation. Continue Reading What should you be doing to prepare for an active shooter?