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The benefits of customizing your HICS position chart

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April 1, 2010

Some emergency managers find the standard HICS chart includes too many positions or uses job titles that don’t coincide with their facility. Forward-thinking hospitals like Cookeville (TN) Regional Medical Center have conquered this problem by making their own adjustments. In 2008, Cookeville Regional emergency management employees whittled down the original, 78-position HICS organizational chart to cater to the specific needs of their facility, says Mike Hellman, safety coordinator.

Some emergency managers find the standard HICS chart includes too many positions or uses job titles that don’t coincide with their facility. Forward-thinking hospitals like Cookeville (TN) Regional Medical Center have conquered this problem by making their own adjustments



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