Crucial for hospitals and health systems is to have in place an emergency preparedness plan (EOP).

Now, more than ever, it is important to make sure your Emergency Preparedness Plan meets new requirements and can respond appropriately when emergencies strike. With new CMS requirements for Emergency Preparedness now in effect, all Medicare and Medicaid provides must refine their emergency preparedness guidelines in order to maintain compliance.

EOPs are required plans that detail how facilities respond to and recover from a variety of emergency situations. The plans provide structure and process that organizations then employ in response to an event. EOPs also highlight recovery protocols.

The Joint Commission’s Emergency Management Standards highlight six critical components for EOP’s:

  • Communications;
  • Resources and Assets;
  • Safety and Security;
  • Staff Responsibilities;
  • Utilities; and
  • Clinical Support Activities.

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Advis helps to ensure compliance.

By ensuring proper guidance and strategy, the experts at Advis can assist you in developing an EOP that works with local authorities and other health care venues as well as For you. Advis can also help develop your communication tree and other key policies and foundational procedures.

Advis is dedicated to providing a wide range of high-quality focused services to support your organization in managing any type of emergency. We regularly assist providers and healthcare systems in optimizing response plans to meet their specific needs ancillary to state, federal and local compliance requirements. We analyze processes and formulate a specified strategic plan to prepare you for any disaster.

For additional information or to connect with one of our emergency preparedness consultants, please contact Advis online or simply call 708-478