Disaster Preparedness and Implementation of Hospital Disaster Plan at Yogyakarta General Hospital


Belva Prima Geniosa, Qurratul Aini

 

Masters Program of Hospital Management, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Yogyakarta

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Indonesia has witnessed several disasters in the past decade, which resulted in mortality, long-term morbidity, and socio-economic losses. Health care facilities and personnel preparedness are critical to disaster response. This study aimed to investigate disaster preparedness and implementation of hospital disaster plan (HOSDIP) at Yogyakarta general hospital.

Subjects and Method: This was a mixed method study conducted at Yogyakarta general hospital, Yogyakarta. The theme of this study was disaster preparedness and implementation of hospital disaster plan. The informants were management disaster staff. Data were obtained by in-depth interview, hospital safety index instrument, and questionnaire. The data were analyzed accordingly.

Results: The hospital safety index score was 62.5% and knowledge score was 77% indicating good knowledge about disaster.

Conclusion: HOSDIP policy at Yogyakarta general hospital has been implemented but not evaluated every year.

Keyword: disaster, preparedness, hospital plan

Correspondent: Belva Prima Geniosa. Masters Program of Hospital Management, Universitas Muhammadiyah, Yogyakarta. Email: belvageniosa@gmail.com. Mobile: 085729003458.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.04.87

 

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