contingency plan

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contingency plan

A generic term for an arrangement made for a patient in the event that his/her original care plan fails or is unviable—e.g., either the care coordinator is unavailable or part of a care plan cannot be carried out on short notice.
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Based on lessons learned from SARS a few years ago, Noonan advises companies to: 1) have a plan for dealing with employees who travel; 2) have a quarantine plan for employees returning from risk-exposure countries to reduce the opportunity for mass exposures; 3) reduce or eliminate travel to high-risk areas; and recognize the potential exists for exposure in transportation, especially airlines; and 4) have a business continuity plan in case of mass illness/closure due to a Civil Authority order that includes a procedure for allowing remote work.
The EERMG decided to use it to secure assistance in developing a business continuity and risk mitigation plan.
A huge number of domestic and international Web sites contain information on disaster planning and business continuity.
Choosing the Team -- Technical expertise is only one of several qualities needed when putting together a business continuity team.
Business priorities are never static, so the key to selecting a service provider is their responsiveness to your changing needs including temporary spikes in service, long term scalability and a range of services covering the data protection and business continuity areas most important for cost control and maximum data accessibility.
Unless an organization can afford to stop business entirely for days, weeks or perhaps even a month, its executives should consider investing in the creation of a customized business continuity plan.
In some cases, their title is "Director of Business Continuity," but it's just as common for them to be "disaster planners," among others.
Managed Data Protection, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

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