Ensuring the Safety of Vulnerable Patients During Hurricane Ian
When Hurricane Ian battered the state of Florida in 2022, Family First Homecare faced the daunting task of ensuring their electricity-dependent patients were safe, accounted for, and receiving life-sustaining care.
In part two of our 2023 hurricane preparedness series, Beth Harbold, Director of Quality Assurance and Emergency Management, explains that fast and personalized two-way communication was essential for patient safety and continuity of care before, during, and after the storm.
Listen to learn how she:
- Tailored emergency messages to improve response rates
- Collaborated with teams in other states to reach every single patient
- Implemented lessons learned into their hurricane response plan
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