Your office prepares for tornadoes and floods. You practice fire drills and you might even receive training for active shooter threats. But the flu season is coming and most offices don’t prepare for this people-specific disaster.
Vantage Point Consulting will be presenting multiple seminars and exercises at the 2018 Indiana Federation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers Spring Conference and Trade Show.
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.
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.