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Evans A. Disaster strikes. Are you prepared? Experts offer advice on emergency preparedness planning. Dermatology World. August 2019. digitaleditions. walsworthprintgroup.com/publication/ ?m=12468&i=603278&p=1&pp=1
Paulsen E. Preparing your practice for a natural disaster. Duke Health. July 31, 2018. physicians.duke- health.org/articles/preparing-your-practice- natural-disaster
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE). asprtracie.hhs.gov/
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Business Preparedness. Ready.gov
The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropri- ateness of any treatment must be made by each health- care provider considering the circumstances of the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.
       E/M Update for 2021
                         • Review inspection reports for identified damage and the schedule for repairs, and determine what impact the findings have on practice operations.
• Take appropriate measures regarding mold growth and removal if there is water or flood damage.
• Flush hot and cold water lines for 10 minutes if the building has been vacant for a week or more.
• Create an inventory of all equipment and medica- tions that may have been exposed to water, extremes in temperature, or other contaminants. Repair, replace, or discard damaged items appropriately.
Practice and rehearse the plan’s protocols at least twice a year with all professional, administrative, and clerical staff, and participate in a community-based drill if available. Address any areas that need improvement. An effective disaster preparedness plan will help ensure patient and staff safety and keep your practice focused on delivering care during an emergency.
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