Lessons learned from terror drill too real

Freeman, Greg
September 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2010, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p106
The article discusses changes made in the policies and procedures on drills at the St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada, after a Code Silver drill was found to have violated a number of hospital rules, as reported by hospital’s chief operations officer, Teressa Conley.


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