Anticipate, Respond, Recover: Healthcare Leadership and Catastrophic Events

Anticipate, Respond, Recover: Healthcare Leadership and Catastrophic Events

by K. Joanne McGlown, Phillip Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567933661

ISBN-13: 9781567933666

Pub. Date: 02/01/2011

Publisher: Health Administration Press

As disasters continue to increase in frequency and severity, healthcare organizations must be prepared to react quickly and coordinate their efforts with those of other first-responder organizations. This book focuses on disaster preparedness and response from the healthcare leader's perspective. It shares practical strategies derived from the real-world experience

Overview

As disasters continue to increase in frequency and severity, healthcare organizations must be prepared to react quickly and coordinate their efforts with those of other first-responder organizations. This book focuses on disaster preparedness and response from the healthcare leader's perspective. It shares practical strategies derived from the real-world experience of CEOs and administrators. It also includes compelling interviews with healthcare leaders who led their organizations' response to and recovery from catastrophic events including recent hurricanes, floods, and terrorist threats. Creating a solid financial plan and implementing it swiftly following a catastrophe are critical to the long-term stability of the facility. Two chapters of the book are devoted to ensuring fiscal strength before, during, and after a disaster. These chapters and others are illustrated with easy-to-use sample forms and checklists for planning and response. Topics covered include: # Updates of the current status of federal regulations # Definitions of the local, state, and federal roles in catastrophe planning # Descriptions of various planning processes # The most common roadblocks healthcare leaders face in crisis situations # Strategies for recovery and reconstruction following an event # How to minimize the financial impact of disasters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567933666
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Edition description:
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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