Category Archives: Hospital Safety Promotion and Disaster Preparedness

Philippines Tops Natural Disasters List – 2011 – UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction – Philippines, Take Note!

Philippines Tops Natural Disasters List – 2011 – UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Philippines – Take Note! Prevent and mitigate to bring the statistics down!   Philippines Tops Natural Disasters List By ROY C. MABASA January 27, 2012, 7:51pm … Continue reading

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Lecture on Hospital Alert Codes to Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center Staff – January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012, I (Dr. Reynaldo Joson) together with Dr. Harvey Balucating and Dr. Ariel Celzo gave a lecture to the staff of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center on Hospital Alert Codes.  I gave a backgrounder to the topic.  Dr. … Continue reading

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What usually happens during an activation of a Code White Alert in a hospital setting?

  What usually happens during an activation of a Code White Alert in a hospital setting? Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg January 15, 2012 My perception and observations: Oftentimes, the alertness preparation and activities going on can … Continue reading

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Primer on Hospital Alert Codes

Primer on Hospital Alert Codes Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg January 13, 2012 Edited: January 15, 2012 Introduction January 8, 2012 was the day that triggered me to do an in-depth study and analysis and eventually forced … Continue reading

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OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert Code System – Specific Guidelines and Instructions:

OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert Code System Specific Guidelines and Instructions:   Manpower Readiness Under Each Code Alert   Code White Alert – one surgical team is physically present and the two other teams are on call Code Blue … Continue reading

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OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert and Response Codes – A Primer

OMMC Surgery Emergency and Disaster Alert and Response Codes Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MSc Surg January 10, 2012; January 13, 2012 The Department of Surgery of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center (OMMC) has emergency and disaster codes to … Continue reading

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Procedures in the Activation and Deactivation of Alert Codes – General Steps

Procedures in the Activation and Deactivation of Alert Codes   General Steps:   Monitoring of news of potential emergency and disaster that may create a surge of surgical patient incident or event in OMMC   Assessment of the potential incident … Continue reading

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