Emergency Management Planning The Status of Indian Health Service Healthcare Facilities in Billings Area Indian Health Ser...
Memo, July 19, 2004 by Dr. Grim, IHS Director <ul><li>To Area Directors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance Plans </li></ul>...
Hospital Disaster and Emergency Preparedness <ul><li>Basic principles </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Command and control struct...
IHS Facility Emergency Management  Plan Components <ul><li>Introduction and Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Response and Recovery...
<ul><li>HEICS is a command and control system for managing disasters that is based on the Incident Command System used in ...
Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) <ul><li>An HVA identifies the events most likely to affect your organization and the p...
SOP  Examples <ul><li>External Chemical Exposures: i.e. tanker truck crash </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Hazards: i.e. tornado...
<ul><li>COOP Planning </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure continuation of operations (COOP) during any disruptive event or situati...
Training and Exercises <ul><li>Identify weaknesses in plan </li></ul><ul><li>Refine roles and responsibilities </li></ul><...
Billings Area  IHS  Readiness <ul><li>As of September 30, 2005 all Billings Area IHS healthcare facilities had this plan i...
…It’s a Living Document <ul><li>Based on findings during exercises the plan will continually be updated </li></ul><ul><li>...
Public Health Disaster  SOP <ul><li>Most facilities don’t have it </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot standardize </li></ul><ul><li>N...
 
COOP <ul><li>Continuation of Operations </li></ul>
HEICS <ul><li>Healthcare Emergency Incident Command System </li></ul>
JCAHO <ul><li>Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations </li></ul>
AAAHC <ul><li>Accrediting Association for Ambulatory Health Care </li></ul>
SOP <ul><li>Standard Operating Procedure </li></ul>
HVA <ul><li>Hazard Vulnerability Analysis </li></ul>
DHS <ul><li>Department of Homeland Security </li></ul>
FEMA <ul><li>Federal Emergency Management Agency </li></ul>
FPC 65 <ul><li>Federal Preparedness Circular 65 </li></ul>
IHS <ul><li>Indian Health Service </li></ul>
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Emergency Management Plans.ppt

  1. 1. Emergency Management Planning The Status of Indian Health Service Healthcare Facilities in Billings Area Indian Health Service Gary Carter, MPH, REHS, DAAS LCDR, USPHS Billings Area Emergency Manager (406) 247-7090
  2. 2. Memo, July 19, 2004 by Dr. Grim, IHS Director <ul><li>To Area Directors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance Plans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FY 05: IHS hospitals, clinics and treatment centers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensures compliance with JCAHO , AAAHC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporates COOP and HEICS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also compliant with DHS / FEMA FPC 65 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Hospital Disaster and Emergency Preparedness <ul><li>Basic principles </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Command and control structure (Incident Command) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parallel existing standard operating procedure ( SOP ) whenever possible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility: All-hazards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Protection of staff and patients </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: ready, redundant, interoperable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination with community-wide plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training and Exercises </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. IHS Facility Emergency Management Plan Components <ul><li>Introduction and Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Response and Recovery Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuation of Operations (COOP) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>HEICS is a command and control system for managing disasters that is based on the Incident Command System used in fire, police, and emergency medical service departments, but adapted for use in a healthcare setting. </li></ul>Healthcare Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS)
  6. 6. Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) <ul><li>An HVA identifies the events most likely to affect your organization and the probable impact if they do occur </li></ul><ul><li>Based on identified hazards, the facility should assess how prepared they are to handle them </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on the evaluated level of preparedness, the facility must take necessary steps to ensure they are prepared to meet the challenges presented by the hazards </li></ul>
  7. 7. SOP Examples <ul><li>External Chemical Exposures: i.e. tanker truck crash </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Hazards: i.e. tornado </li></ul><ul><li>Public health disaster: i.e. pandemic flu </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>COOP Planning </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure continuation of operations (COOP) during any disruptive event or situation </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates the performance of department/agency/facility essential functions during an emergency or situation that may disrupt normal operations </li></ul>
  9. 9. Training and Exercises <ul><li>Identify weaknesses in plan </li></ul><ul><li>Refine roles and responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Assess adequacy of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Improve coordination / communication both internally and externally </li></ul>
  10. 10. Billings Area IHS Readiness <ul><li>As of September 30, 2005 all Billings Area IHS healthcare facilities had this plan in place. </li></ul><ul><li>However, </li></ul>
  11. 11. …It’s a Living Document <ul><li>Based on findings during exercises the plan will continually be updated </li></ul><ul><li>And… </li></ul>
  12. 12. Public Health Disaster SOP <ul><li>Most facilities don’t have it </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot standardize </li></ul><ul><li>Need to work closely with ALL other jurisdictions: Tribes, State, Counties </li></ul>
  13. 14. COOP <ul><li>Continuation of Operations </li></ul>
  14. 15. HEICS <ul><li>Healthcare Emergency Incident Command System </li></ul>
  15. 16. JCAHO <ul><li>Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations </li></ul>
  16. 17. AAAHC <ul><li>Accrediting Association for Ambulatory Health Care </li></ul>
  17. 18. SOP <ul><li>Standard Operating Procedure </li></ul>
  18. 19. HVA <ul><li>Hazard Vulnerability Analysis </li></ul>
  19. 20. DHS <ul><li>Department of Homeland Security </li></ul>
  20. 21. FEMA <ul><li>Federal Emergency Management Agency </li></ul>
  21. 22. FPC 65 <ul><li>Federal Preparedness Circular 65 </li></ul>
  22. 23. IHS <ul><li>Indian Health Service </li></ul>

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