Region 7 Hospital Preparedness Survey Results 2003 & 2009. Survey designed by OPHP, Conducted by PSC. Improvements in Many Areas. Communications Use:. Improvement continued …. Preparedness for a minimum of 48 hours. Improvement continued …. Policies / procedures in place.
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Survey designed by OPHP,
Conducted by PSC
100% of facilities able to contact Region’s BTC or Medical Director for assistance
Out of 23 communications devices, 22 are used at a level similar to statewide
Significantly fewer facilities utilize satellite phones as a communication option in their ICC (8% in Region 7 vs. 41% statewide)
More of Region’s ED staff / managers know what MEDDRUN is and how to access it
Region has more mutual aid agreements with other hospitals & facilities outside their county & region
For a duration of < 72 hours, Region 7 is better prepared across five preparedness areas: food, laundry, fuel for generator, fuel for vehicles, medical supplies)
Note, however, Region is less well-prepared for periods > 96 hrs