Home
 
Login  
About Hospital Safety Center  
Career Center  
Contact Us
 
Sitemap
 
Subscribe  
       Free Resources
Hospital Safety Insider
E-Newsletter

 
Important Safety Websites  
Mac's Safety Space  
       Safety Center Members
Briefings on Hospital Safety  
Special Reports  
Healthcare Security Alert  
Safety Talk  
Risk Assessment Workstations  
 
Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
Interim Life Safety Measures
Infection Control Risk Assessment
 
Forms and Checklists Library  

 

 

     
This is an excerpt from a member-only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login, subscribe, or try out HSC for 30 days.

Hospital finds life safety, disaster prep reviews helpful

EMAIL THIS STORY | PRINT THIS STORY | SUBSCRIBE | ARCHIVES

January 1, 2009

Atlantic City, NJ, may be known for its casinos, but Larry Sweeney—AtlantiCare’s corporate director of safety and security—is not a gambling man when it comes to Joint Commission surveys.

Sweeney and staff members set up a system to watch the facility’s extranet site, providing as much of an early warning as possible that survey day had arrived.

By the time Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) surveyors rolled in last September for a five-day visit, word had spread throughout AtlantiCare’s two campuses—60 buildings and two hospitals, respectively 246 and 391 beds—that they were on their way.



This is an excerpt from a member-only article. To read the article in its entirety, please login, subscribe, or try out HSC for 30 days.

Subscribe Now!
Sign up for our free e-newsletter
About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement | Contact Us
Copyright © 2019. Hospital Safety Center.