Safety in the workplace can be just as important as the care provided to patients. Ensuring a safer environment in healthcare facilities can include a variety of elements from preparing for a natural disaster to protecting patient records against cyber-attacks.
Why Every Business Should Have a Disaster Preparedness Plan & How to Create One
Disasters often come with little or no warning. Don’t get caught unprepared when it comes time to protect residents, patients and staff; outline your disaster preparedness plan today. How quickly you can get back to business can depend on this plan.Read Article
Cybersecurity & the Healthcare Industry
In 2015, the healthcare industry was hit with more cyber-attacks than any other business sector. One hundred million healthcare records were breached at an estimated cost of $200 per patient record. Today, cyber threats continue to be at an all-time high in terms of volume, impact and sophistication. Learn how McKesson Medical-Surgical addresses this threat with a combination of training, system maintenance and updates, and collaborative and integrated partner solutions.Read Whitepaper
Important Steps to Prepare for a Potential Active Shooter in Your Facility
Tragic events, including a 2017 shooting at an Ohio nursing home that killed three people and recent deadly mass shootings, bring well-needed attention to the importance of healthcare facilities taking the necessary steps to prepare for a potential active shooter/armed intruder scenario.Read Article