Thoughts on the introduction of technology as a function of mobile units (CT, PET MRI, etc.) and how those arrangements might come into play as a function of fire response plans, egress and any other life-safety related topics.
If I have learned nothing over the course of the last little while, it is that the administration of the risk assessment process in any organization is as close to an essential undertaking as any I can think of (beyond “compliance” as a process).
As the healthcare industry turns fuller attentions towards the challenges of access, equity, and managing social determinants of health and the disparities arising from those determinants, I wanted to share an interesting article that focuses on the creation of inclusive care environments.
So, jumping back a little in time, I want to loop back to the physical environment “problem list” identified in CMS’ most recent assessment of the survey effectiveness of the various accreditation organizations (AOs) just to, if you will, tie a bow around specific physical environment items...
Now that all is (presumably) moving towards whatever normalcy is going to be within our grasp, I wanted to loop back on what could be a critical process as we start to build into the future: The preconstruction risk assessment (PCRA) process.