Becker's Healthcare July 22, 2021
In the healthcare sector, resilience is a top priority. Even before COVID-19 arrived, health systems had started to invest in technology to support emergency preparedness, as well as to respond to the needs of the populations they serve. The pandemic, however, has offered new insights about the importance and difficulties of achieving healthcare resilience.
Becker’s Hospital Review recently spoke with Eric Chetwynd, general manager of healthcare solutions at Everbridge, about the future of health system resilience in the post-COVID-19 era.
Open hospital campuses are a thing of the past
In early 2020, most hospitals rapidly restricted access to their campuses and installed screening checkpoints. Although COVID-19-related restrictions are now being lifted, healthcare security leaders nationwide are reconsidering the traditional open-campus model....