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General Preparedness

Hospital Emergency Codes

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations use emergency codes internally to activate they emergency management plans. These codes and their responses are different for each hospital except where states have mandated their use. Additionally, hospital personnel moving from one organization to another must learn a whole new set of codes each time. This is not only inefficient but a safety risk for patients during disasters.... more »


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