ATTENTION: By NOVEMBER 15, 2017, care providers must be compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule standards as published in the Federal Register. These regulations require agencies to adopt a comprehensive disaster preparation plan. WatchPoint AtRisk Registry is a SaaS solution that meets the new Communications Plan provision, as well as the Policies and Procedures requirements.
When hundreds of at-risk patients were lost during Hurricane Katrina, it was more apparent than ever that a central repository of vulnerable patient data was necessary for emergency planning, evacuation and recovery efforts. With the feedback and guidance of those impacted organizations, the founders of Brightgray Solutions volunteered to solve this problem. The solution is WatchPoint AtRisk Registry.
For Planning Patient Evacuation and Recovery Due to:
WatchPoint AtRisk Registry is a cloud-based SaaS solution, developed to track the real-time status, location and medical needs of vulnerable or at-risk patients before and during every stage of a disaster. With this HIPAA-compliant system, medical care providers can communicate with emergency responders and government agencies through real-time comprehensive reports about local people that need priority assistance:
By regularly updating WatchPoint AtRisk Registry with basic patient information, location and critical care needs, emergency managers can continually assess local disaster evacuation plans. Updates are automatically sent to local emergency planning agencies, giving them accurate, real-time information and locations to prepare transportation and accommodations.
With a single updated repository of your vulnerable patient information, you can provide critical patient details for disaster planning and evacuations, to emergency response personnel, in real time.
Weekly updates of your vulnerable outpatient population help local emergency managers easily assess where assets need to be deployed in times of crisis. Provide the communication tool they need to access vulnerable patient status, location and individual medical needs.