Lack of Hospital Readiness in FL

Recovery Diva

From Politico: Florida hospitals weren’t ready for Hurricane Ian. “ Despite being under evacuation orders and in the path of the catastrophic storm, five hospitals remained open and removed only a handful of patients before the Category 4 hurricane made landfall Some fear the next big storm.

Cyberattacks on hospitals 

Crisis Response Journal

Lina Kolesnikova reports on the dangers of ransomware attacks that healthcare institutions face

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For Omicron it will be Hospitalizations and Deaths

Disaster Zone

There are too many cases to count

How Valley View Hospital Learns From Disasters

Alert Media

The post How Valley View Hospital Learns From Disasters appeared first on AlertMedia. Customers Emergency Management

Hurricane Ian Reveals Continuing Vulnerabilities for Healthcare Facilities

DRI Drive

In 2012, the stories of hospitals fighting to maintain services and keep patients safe during Superstorm Sandy rocked the resilience field. 28, as Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm, at least 16 hospitals from […].

Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts? (Part 2)

Plan B Consulting

The patient’s next of kin may be very concerned if they try to call the hospital and they can’t get through or they are informed that this is due to a cyber attack. Perhaps hospitals should keep hard copies of the next of kin as a minimum precaution. Hospitals as a Business.

The lesser-known hospital heroes 

Crisis Response Journal

Close your eyes and think of a hospital. What do you see? Fuelled by TV and film depictions, perhaps you see the busy environment of the Emergency Department? Or brightly lit operating theatres where surgeons and their teams carry out life-saving and By Ruth Wozencroft

Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts?

Plan B Consulting

After conducting cyber incident exercises in a hospital this week, Charlie is sharing his key take aways and research, looking specifically at healthcare organisations. Earlier this week at PlanB Consulting, my colleagues and I wrote and then delivered two exercises for a hospital in the UK.

Cyber Attacks on Hospitals – What are the Impacts?

Plan B Consulting

After conducting cyber incident exercises in a hospital this week, Charlie is sharing his key take aways and research, looking specifically at healthcare organisations. Earlier this week at PlanB Consulting, my colleagues and I wrote and then delivered two exercises for a hospital in the UK.

The growing need for sustainable hospitals 

Crisis Response Journal

Funding has been pledged to build several new hospitals in the UK before 2030 in what promises to be the biggest programme of hospital building in a generation, according to the UK Government. Ruth Wozencroft of Q-Bital Healthcare Solutions outlines her i By Ruth Wozencroft

Surging COVID Cases Hitting Hospitals and States Spared in the Past

Disaster Zone

It is not the return to normal that people want

Pledging to make hospitals safe havens 

Crisis Response Journal

Dr Eric de Roodenbeke, CEO of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), outlines his thoughts on increasing the resilience of hospitals and ensuring they are safe havens. By Dr Eric de Roodenbeke

A Smarter, Safer Approach to Hospital Security

Security Industry Association

Hospital security is tricky. A medical center should be a place of healing and provide a welcoming atmosphere, but the reality is that hospitals and medical campuses create environments that are difficult to monitor and secure and regularly experience violence.

It Is Too Early to Declare Victory Over Omicron

Disaster Zone

Many cases, fewer hospitalizations, for now

Hospitals: What Has Your Tech Done for Your Patients Lately?

Pure Storage

Often utilization of hospital or emergency department services are measured applying standard costs to facilitate cross-region comparison. The post Hospitals: What Has Your Tech Done for Your Patients Lately? The annual rite of passage for the healthcare industry is upon us.

How Hospitals Use Diagnostic Analytics & AI in Healthcare

Pure Storage

Healthcare organizations use diagnostic analytics platforms to understand why things happened—for instance, why a patient had to be hospitalized or why a particular treatment didn’t work as expected. Diagnostic analytics is also known as root cause analysis.

'Nobody wants to live near a hospital in Aleppo' 

Crisis Response Journal

"Nobody wants to live near a hospital in Aleppo.” That's how Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs José Manuel García-Margallo summed up the tragedy of a city devastated by five years of civil war in an article published in Spanish newspaper El País on 24 M By Javier Senent

Employing Insurgency in Ukraine, U.S. Hospital Prices, Reaching the Middle Class: RAND Weekly Recap

The Rand Blog

This weekly recap focuses on how insurgency could give Ukraine an edge over Russia, repurposing commercial buildings to help address L.A.’s s housing crisis, Americans’ options for reaching the middle class, and more

CHG Healthcare Helps Hospitals Tackle Staff Shortages as Demand for Doctors and Nurses Soars

Pure Storage

These shortages have become more pressing during the COVID-19 pandemic, with hospitals overrun and in urgent need of additional doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel to treat and care for patients. America’s healthcare institutions are facing a major staff shortage.

Integrating Technologies, Security and Privacy: Hospital Security Systems Must Do More Than Lock Doors and Record Video

Security Industry Association

Hospitals around the globe face the challenge of meeting the needs of a wide variety of people, from protecting patients (and their confidential information) to ensuring the well-being of staff and physicians to providing a safe environment for visitors.

Preparedness Goes Prime Time on NBC’s New Amsterdam

DRI Drive

With a hurricane bearing down on America’s oldest fictional public hospital (based on Bellevue), extremely attractive doctors play hot potato with an enormous EMP binder because no one wants to be in charge of enacting the hospital’s […].

Risk Assessment vs Risk Analysis

Reciprocity

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Why Buying SaaS GRC Software Is a Smart Investment

Reciprocity

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Tips for Managing Third-Party Risk in Health Care

Reciprocity

Financial Services Government Healthcare Higher Education HIPAA Hospitality Insurance Manufacturing Media Oil & Gas Retail Risk Technology 3rd party risk health care third party riskData breaches against healthcare organizations affected more than 1 million people in 2020.

CCPA vs. GDPR: Compliance Comparison

Reciprocity

CCPA Financial Services Government Healthcare Higher Education Hospitality Insurance Manufacturing Media Oil & Gas Retail Technology ccpa GDPRThe California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) , heralded as the U.S.

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Important KPIs for Successful Vendor Management

Reciprocity

Automation Benefits of Automation Financial Services Government Healthcare Higher Education Hospitality Insurance Manufacturing Media Oil & Gas Retail Technology Vendor Management vendor managementEvery risk management program should include risks posed by your vendors.

5 Steps to Implement Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Reciprocity

Enterprise risk management (ERM) is critical for success in the modern business landscape.

The Difference Between Strategic and Operational Risk

Reciprocity

Financial Services Government Healthcare Higher Education Hospitality Insurance Manufacturing Media Oil & Gas Retail Risk Technology operational riskModern organizations operate in a highly complex environment.

IRM, ERM, and GRC: Is There a Difference?

Reciprocity

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What Does a Compliance Management System Look Like?

Reciprocity

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Strategies for Digital Risk Protection

Reciprocity

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5 Steps to Implement Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Reciprocity

Enterprise risk management is critical for business success.

What is Vendor Risk Management (VRM)? The Definitive Guide

Reciprocity

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Internal Controls & Fraud Prevention

Reciprocity

Financial Services Government Healthcare Higher Education Hospitality Insurance Manufacturing Media Oil & Gas Retail Technology fraud prevention internal controlsFraud is a constant concern for businesses and other corporate organizations everywhere.

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What Is Enterprise Risk Management & Its Importance

Reciprocity

The modern corporate organization faces a host of risks that can affect operational efficiency and regulatory compliance. Simple awareness is not enough to stay ahead of these risks. You must find ways to manage, mitigate, accept, or transfer these risks.

New GAO Report on CG Unprepared for Tsunamis

Recovery Diva

A full rupture of the Cascadian Subduction Zone fault could injure over 107,000 people, result in nearly 14,000 deaths, and severely damage approximately 620,000 buildings, 2,000 schools, 100 hospitals, and all seaports on the Pacific Northwest coast From HSToday this 41 page report: Coast Guard Unprepared for Tsunamis, GAO Says.

A Child on a Hospital Floor: A Case Study

Plan B Consulting

The story broke on Monday when Boris Johnson was stopped by ITV reporter, Joe Pike, and was shown a picture of four year old Jack Williment-Barr “sleeping under coats on a hospital floor in Leeds as he waited for a bed, despite having suspected pneumonia”. The post A Child on a Hospital Floor: A Case Study appeared first on PlanB Consulting.

The Impact of Racism on Patient Safety

The Rand Blog

Better reporting would allow hospitals and other providers to identify disparities in care, and to address them There is clear and consistent evidence that minoritized patients are at high risk for safety issues. But the way the U.S.

Lebanon: Challenges and Successes in COVID-19 Pandemic Response

The Rand Blog

In Lebanon, COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and daily deaths continue to decline. This is an accomplishment worthy of celebration in the midst of hyperinflation, all-time high unemployment, nadir purchasing power, and a health sector on the verge of collapse

How retailers can embrace hybrid working to drive efficiencies

Citrix

Yet, along with hospitality, it was one of the sectors that was impacted so profoundly by the pandemic — with likely permanent consequences in … The post How retailers can embrace hybrid working to drive efficiencies first appeared on Citrix Blogs.