Emergency preparedness at mass gathering events is a comprehensive
process. Medical Sports Groups works with you, your resources
and your community to find the best solutions for your circumstances.
Timely emergency response is an integration of facility design
and emergency response procedures. Medical Sports Group will
evaluate your existing or proposed facility and make recommendations
- Injury Prevention and Hazard Mitigation
- Evacuation Routes
- Emergency Response Routes
Building capacity to respond to, manage and recover from all
hazards requires teamwork, planning, training and practice.
The best plans are integrated into daily practice each and
Proper emergency planning for large mass gathering events
is contingent upon a successful working group that consists
of both public and private agencies. Emergency response plans
must be functional and mesh with the authority having jurisdiction.
All too often emergency plans are based on preconceived response
myths and are thus impractical. Medical Sports Group utilizes
an all inclusive approach to emergency planning that integrates
facility response plans with the local response community to
ensure a functional plan.
What you don't know can hurt you! Gone are
the days of emergency and disaster response plans sitting on
the shelf. Individuals and organizations must understand their
roles in such plans and remember that practice doesn't make
perfect – only perfect practice makes perfect.
must accommodate different types of people, according to
their function and role in any response. Training opportunities
must exist for all levels of staff from event day staff to
full time and emergency response officials.
are often confused with training. Valuable time and money
is often wasted when organizations conduct exercises prior
to training personnel.
Medical Sports Group develops customized training and exercise
programs that provide for ongoing learning by all levels of
staff and the response community.
These people are family. Treat them that way. Special events
often bring together thousands of corporate or organizational “family” together,
away from their familiar surroundings and medical care. VIP
and “family” systems
of care create a safety net for special visitors and provide
them with expedient, concierge attention.
In addition, pre-arranged care systems
accelerate the process of bringing key personnel to medical
care and back into the venue or event. This
- One call service for local referrals
- Fast track systems for local emergency departments
- Case management
- Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) programs
Medical Sports Group works with the client to develop a customized
system of ongoing support. This may include event review, risk
management coordination, critical incident analysis and debriefing,
monitoring of a VIP care system, and compliance with ever-changing
local, state, and national standards.