Vantage Point Consulting will be presenting multiple seminars and exercises at the 2018 Indiana Federation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers Spring Conference and Trade Show. Continue Reading VPC presenting at IFASC 2018
On October 5, 2018, ambulatory surgery centers from across the state will participate in an active threat tabletop exercise. The exercise will test many capabilities of how surgery centers would respond to an active threat emergency within their facility. Continue Reading Ambulatory surgery centers from across the state will participate in an active threat tabletop exercise
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. Continue Reading September is National Preparedness Month
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?