This document is intended to provide a checklist of potential issues for a facility to review after a disaster and is not to be construed as recommendations. It is intended to assist facilities in maintaining a safe environment of care. Facilities may choose to use all or part of this document when assessing their operations.
Recovery Checklist for Hospitals After a Disaster
September 27, 2017
GE Contrast Media Shortage and Conservation Strategies
GNYHA has learned of a temporary shortage of GE Healthcare’s iodinated contrast media—specifically, all concentrations and formulations of its Omnipaque™ (iohexol) products that are manufactured in a single facility in Shanghai, China (Shanghai is currently under COVID-19 lockdown). While the facility has reopened and ramped up production, GE anticipates an 80% reduction in supplies for...
May 4, 2022
DOH Requests Updates to Facility Leadership Roles in the Health Commerce System by May 4
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) shared a “Dear Chief Executive Officer/Administrator” letter (attached), which outlines required changes/updates that your facility’s Health Commerce System (HCS)/Health Provider Network (HPN) Coordinator needs to make for specific leadership roles in the HCS Communications Directory. Updates should be completed by May 4, 2022. Please contact Matt Wiley...
April 20, 2022
Launch of Hospital Physical Security Survey
At the request of members, GNYHA has developed a Hospital Physical Security Survey. It includes questions on a facility’s security culture, security staffing and training, protocols around armed security staff, and policies around staff and visitor identification and monitoring. The survey is designed to be taken at the individual facility level. We invite Security Directors...
April 11, 2022