Joint Commission International (JC) requirements and local, regional, state and federal roles all require health care facilities to be prepared to assist the local community in the event of a disaster. Hospital CEOs are tasked to respond to these requests without jeopardizing health care quality and delivery for their normal operations’ patients.

Discuss the issues the hospital leaders face in responding to the disaster from human resources, legal, and financial perspectives.

    • What, is a local hospital required to do in response to the disaster