To ensure disaster and emergency preparedness the Charleston Area Medical Centre (CAMC), a US hospital system and winner of the 2015 Baldrige National Quality Award, employed a three step process: 1) Prevention begins with annual review of the Emergency Operations and an emergency capability assessment, conducted and reviewed against sustainability factors The plan is deployed through employee training, simulations and drills. 2) Continuity of Operations was planned with appropriate city, count...

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