Month: March 2020

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COVID-19 Resources – 1135 Waivers

As promised to our readers, we will post updates as changes occur to the industry’s preparation for COVID-19 and the Federal/CMS response. Here is one that could affect your operation. The national emergency declared on March 13 includes information on 1135 waivers which may impact your emergency management planning process.

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Coronavirus Resources

Since our last post, CMS and other Federal agencies have been very busy responding to the COVID-19 situation. We wanted to draw your attention to additional coronavirus resources that came out this week.

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Prepare Your Hospital For Coronavirus

In a few short weeks the coronavirus has gone from a theoretical risk in the US to an actual concern. The impacts already include your 401K as well as some US hospitals. And soon, it may impact your hospital. With the transmission accelerating, take these steps to prepare your hospital for coronavirus.

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Healthcare Mold Management

Healthcare mold management. It’s a concern for an increasing number of organizations. And if you read the newspapers, you have likely seen the reports from a hospital in Seattle where environmental mold was linked to some patient infections. For at least two years, The Joint Commission has indicated that mold is taking on an increasing importance in the survey process. And a recent EC News contains an excellent article from about mold prevention and abatement.

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