Philosophy Of Disaster Planning

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Disaster planning for a health care organization is priority and a responsibility for the community that resides in the geographical area. Providing quality care during a disaster will create a positive and caring atmosphere and also save many lives of the community. The people in the community are friends, family, and neighbors who serve the community and who are patients that come in for regular checkups. Therefore, the health care organization needs to take disaster planning serious because the people we knows lives are at stake.
Superior Health will “grow leaders who thoroughly understand the work, live the philosophy, and teach it to others.” Delivering a philosophy that puts the patient first is a moto that Superior Health stands for.
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Superior Health will need to create a disaster fund. Each month superior health will set aside money that allows them to provide the right equipment that treats the patient for the disaster. There are different disasters that could occur, therefore, Superior Health has to be knowledgeable on what equipment will be needed for what disaster. Superior Health will “base our management decisions on a long-term philosophy even at the expenses of short-term financial goals”. Superior Health will operate as a part of the community and not a business in the community. The foundation of this organization will not be based on the effectiveness of creating capital gains, however, the effectiveness of providing quality care. That’s why budgeting properly for disasters is important for the organization and the community. In addition, Superior Health will find vendors that also have the same philosophy as Superior …show more content…
Therefore, there will need to be an abundant amount of volunteers that can provide quality care for the patients. According to Wolper (2013), “The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has implemented a national volunteer registration program: the Emergency System for the Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP)”. (P. 207) Qualified volunteers will be able to help the organization and the patients during a disasters, the more staff the better. Superior Health will be in contact with the volunteers and have them understand our philosophy. Teach the volunteers our mission and to always put the patient first. The volunteer is not an employee but is an extension of the organization, therefore, needs to act as if an

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