Discussion Question 1: Risk Management and Natural Disasters
What type of disaster is your local hospital likely to face? Has this occurred in the past? Was the hospital prepared to respond appropriately? As a risk manager, what questions might you have about the hospital’s response plan?
Discussion Question 2: Risk Management and Epidemic
How might your response plan for an epidemic such as the avian flu differ from your response plan for a natural disaster? Are there resources to plan for that would be different? Are there resources that would be impacted regardless of the type of response plan that is needed?