How to Provide a Safe, Supportive Environment for Patients and Staff – 3 Critical Steps
The very nature of an infectious disease like COVID-19 taxes intensive care resources in high-density populations and often demands lengthy treatment time using ICU beds, ventilators, and medications.
This can quickly overwhelm limited care environment availability in a small community that experiences a surge in cases. Understanding the organization’s capability to expand the capacity for airborne isolation and negative pressure areas helps determine the levers available to meet surge needs.
How can your organization be better prepared?