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MGMA Connexion article: Grab it and run! Keep basic insurance information in a place you can get to - fast Assuming you have a practice disaster plan, does it include insurance information?
ACMPE Fellow paper: Surviving a disaster - temporary relocating a practice The administrator of a two physician orthopaedic practice in New Orleans was faced with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Blog: Weathering the storm: Preparing your practice for emergencies Create an emergency plan for you practice with advice from a fellow MGMA member who experienced disaster first hand.
MGMA Connexion article:The Data Mine: MGMA LEARN poll reveals medical groups' state of emergency readiness Medical groups indicate they will encounter at least one disaster in the next year, yet most are unprepared for emergencies.MGMA Connexion article: How to prepare your medical practice for the unthinkable Pandemic flu, monster hurricanes, bioterrorism – how medical practices have responded.ACMPE Fellow paper: Disaster Recovery Planning for the Physician Office Practice This paper presents a synopsis of disaster recovery and business continuity planning guidelines as well as identify some critical processes that should be included in a disaster recovery plan prepared for a physician office practice.
Designing a disaster plan for your medical officeA Powerpoint presentation from the Idaho Bioterrorism Awareness and Preparedness Program and MGMA to guide the creation of your disaster plan.Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery Checklist How to identify the key legal and operational issues providers face in an emergency or disaster, from the American Health Lawyers Association.Bioterrorism Preparedness for Medical GroupsA collection of resources found outside of MGMA on preparing for bioterrorism.
Bioterrorism and the Medical Practice