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Hospitals Preparedness in Iran University of Medical Sciences in Disasters in Communications Aspect
Parisa Shojaee *, Mohamadreza Maleki
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Background
The first principle in crisis planning is communication and information to people and organizations. Some factors influence on crisis findings ineffectiveness as communication systems deficiency at remedial centers by disasters; shortage of communication systems and equipments which may lead to uncoordinated function in organizations. This research aims to study preparedness in view of communication in the mentioned educational hospitals during disasters.
 
Methods
In this descriptive study, the educational hospitals of Iran University of Medical Sciences were surveyed. A checklist (about 6 questions) was recorded and completed using of observation and interview different people (as hospital manager, metron and etc). For data analyzing it is used of some factors as frequencies, ratios and percentage.
 
Findings
According to the findings, the hospital of HashemiNejad and Firouzgar had the highest and lowest mean score about 63/2 and 36/6 respectively in planning of communication.
 
Conclusion
In order to support vital services and equipments in disasters, all hospitals should equip with the possible communication methods. The results indicate that the mentioned hospitals don’t enjoy all methods and are ineffective in disaster responding.
Keywords: hospital planning, communication in disaster, hospital communication
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