The Saudi Patient Safety Center has launched the “Healthcare Business Continuity Planning Guide”
The Saudi Patient Safety Center has launched the “Healthcare Business Continuity Planning Guide” for healthcare organizations. It serves to minimize the impact of disruptive incidents on the continuity of healthcare services and patient safety while trying to maintain seamless, uninterrupted operations, as well as meet regulatory compliance. This guide provides healthcare organizations with guidance and assistance for their readiness to:
1.Maintain the continuity of care needed.
2.Assure patient safety and care accessibility.
3.Formulate thorough, standardized business continuity with considerations for the essential processes, personnel, and resources, including external partners, needed to navigate an event— offering service, overseeing testing, and follow-up for all plans.
4.Define the areas of vulnerability in business operations.
5.Reduce the time required and the process for critical decision-making for all healthcare professionals during a disruptive incident.
6.Expedite restoration of standard services.