Critical Aspects in Healthcare Assignment

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5. Utilities management (EM.02.02.09)

6. Patient clinical and support activities (EM.02.02.11)


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Running head: CRITICAL ASPECTS IN HEALTHCARE Critical Aspects in Healthcare Student Name Institution Affiliation 1 CRITICAL ASPECTS IN HEALTHCARE 2 Healthcare sector needs to be always prepared for any emergency that might occur on the premises. To be prepared means keeping the continuity of offering services move on smoothly. The joint commission provides several aspects of dealing with an emergency. These aspects are said to be critical because in case of their absence the employees may fail to execute their duties during the time of emergency. Strong aspects of dealing with emergencies portray good leadership in the institution The first critical aspect is the utility management. Utilities in the healthcare sector are items that keep the provision of services keep going forward. The joint commission provides that the emergency plan need to have alternatives to such tools (Mullen, 2013). For example, electricity is a vital utility that runs all the processes in the hospital. A power failure may disrupt many activities in the facility. Therefore the hospital needs to over generators that will substitute electricity power failure. The machines used need to total inspections more often and if they can have more machines, they will be of importance during an emergency. The second aspect is the patient clinical and support activities. This is a critical aspect during an emergency because the facility that has good trackers of their patients can use this technology to track patients sheltered in the facility during an emergency (Patient Support Services 2008). It is vital to organize the staff that will cover each department to ensure that the base is well protected. In case of an emergency, the organization can safely evacuate the patients to a safe place since they have their records. CRITICAL ASPECTS IN HEALTHCARE 3 References Patient Support Services. (2008). Annals of Emergency Medicine, 51(4), 458. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2008.01.014 Babbitt, B. (1986). Health care at a crossroads. Academic Medicine, 61(2), 92-5. doi:10.1097/00001888-198602000-00002 Jennings, B., & Arras, J. D. (2016). Ethical Aspects of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. Emergency Ethics, 1-103. doi:10.1093/med/9780190270742.003.0002 Mullen, S. (2013). Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Edition. doi:10.1201/b13734 Reilly, M. J., & Markenson, D. S. (2011). HEALTH CARE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT . Valhalla, New York. ...
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Utilities refer to power or energy supplies and waste recovery including telephones, electricity,
natural fuels or gases, sanitary waste, propane, satellite television and bulk medical gas
compounds. And so, efficient management of utilities in a healthcare facility can significantly
improve efficiently and ultimately productivity of the workforce, hence profitability. A
congruence utility management calls for the practice of optimising management and utility
staff’s knowledge, keeping records of the practice and daily operations. More so, utility
management aids in identifying appropriate behaviour, procedure and practices that influence
different aspects of an effectively managed utility. Therefore, those very aspects of utility
management also substantially help all sizes of utilities togeth...

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