External Emergency Response Plan in Multispecialty Hospital at Jaipur
Vikram Singh Chouhan
Agency : Gap Analysis, NABH Standards, External Emergency Response Plan
Objective : The main objective was
to study the o gap analysis and preparing an external
plan as per the requirement of NABH.
Background : Not Available
Methodology : The study was descriptive and qualitative in nature. The study was based on the standards of
NABH. Comparing the existing plan and requirements of NABH and doing gap
analysis as well as developing plan that fills the gap according to the NABH norms.
Findings : The findings of the
study are described as gap analyses which are as follows: The allocation of bed in case of mass casualty
was not appropriate, No Triage Area, No proper communication within the hospital, No process flow for different departments which will play an
important role in emergency situation
(Pharmacy, Laboratory, Blood Bank, Medical Record, Material
management and no description of responsibilities of individuals in case of external disaster.
Recommendations : It is very necessary
to have a policy for the
communication within the organization
during external emergency to avoid confusion
and the staff and the department head get the right information and start working
according to their
to study the o gap analysis and preparing an external emergency response plan as per the requirement of NABH