Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19 in Indonesia: A Case Study in Three Types Hospital
Keywords:hospital preparedness, COVID-19, hospital, pandemic disaster management
Background: The increase in COVID-19 cases demands hospitalpreparedness in handling COVID-19 to
provide quality services by prioritizing patient safety and health personnel factors. The purpose of this study
is to analyze hospital preparedness in providing COVID-19 services comprehensively.
Method: The study is a cross-sectional design. The research objects are public, private, and police hospitals.
The review usesthe checklist from the CDC.Observation and interviews with hospital leaders carried out
data collection. Data were analyzed descriptively.
Result: From the results of filling out theinventory, the preparedness of public, private, and police
hospitals in Banjarmasin was low on average. In detail, it showedaverage scores that publichospital(2.83),
privatehospital(2.70), and Policehospital(2.63). Police hospital is better prepared than the private and public
hospital. Public and private hospitals have the lowest scores on the written COVID-19 Development of
written COVID-19 Plan component. Meanwhile, the Police hospital had the lowest scores on consumable
and durable medical equipment and supplies.
Conclusion: It concludedthe private, public, and police hospitals have a low level of preparednessfor
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