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As we discussed in our last blog post on Flexible Planning for Emergency Response, there are numerous types of emergencies and disasters that are taken into consideration when healthcare systems develop an emergency response plan. The four FEMA emergency management phases are as follows: Mitigation – preventing future emergencies and/or minimizing their effects. Preparedness – proactively […]
In all likelihood, 2020 will be remembered most for the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the year also brought wildfires, floods, and storms. Even though most healthcare organizations had emergency response plans in place, many were stretched to their limits. As a result, we anticipate that these organizations will revisit their plans this year based on lessons […]
A few weeks ago, our team started a quarterly book study, this time for the book “Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy” by Dev Patnaik. As we read, the team started discussing how empathy applies in medical equipment planning. Our stated mission is “To enhance the quality of healthcare design […]
Healthcare design projects vary widely in scope, from equipment replacement to clinical space renovations to new construction. These projects can be as short as a few months or they can span years of work. They also often encompass a huge range of complex medical equipment. To streamline the design process, many healthcare systems choose to […]