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Emergency Preparedness

Ready for anything

Ready for anything

With implementation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new emergency preparedness rules on the horizon, United Hebrew of New Rochelle took its disaster drills up a notch.

Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld

What’s needed in emergency preparedness

Emergency preparedness is an evolving issue for long-term care providers. While a recent study by the Office of the Inspector General found that most nursing homes nationwide met federal requirements for disaster plans and training, they also saw that gaps in implementing these plans still exist.

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