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
GNYHA Strike Response Update; DOH PRI Assessment Allowances; Transfer Requests
GNYHA is actively engaged with New York City Emergency Management’s Situation Room in response to today’s New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) strike and remains in close contact with the impacted hospitals and nearby facilities to identify issues. DOH Allowances for Completing PRI Assessments for Discharged Patients The New York State Department of Health (DOH)...
January 9, 2023
Information on Potential Nurses Strike; GNYHA to Staff NYC Emergency Operations Center
The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) recently gave strike notices to seven hospitals in New York City. Strikes could begin as early as the morning of Monday, January 9, 2022. Three hospitals—NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center, and Richmond University Medical Center—have reached tentative agreements that NYSNA is in the process of ratifying. The remaining...
January 6, 2023
DOH Highlights Transfer Regulations during State Disaster Emergency
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) recently issued “Dear Administrator Letter #22-12: General Hospital Patient Transfers for Load Balancing During State Disaster Emergency,” which reiterates the current State disaster emergency declared via Executive Order No. 4. This allows the DOH Commissioner to activate the Surge and Flex Health Care Coordination System and to...
December 1, 2022