Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19 in Indonesia: A Case Study in Three Types Hospital

Authors

  • Kristina Dewi
  • Djazuly Chalidyanto
  • Agung Dwi Laksono

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15842

Keywords:

hospital preparedness, COVID-19, hospital, pandemic disaster management

Abstract

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
COVID-19 services.

Author Biographies

Kristina Dewi

Magister Student, Master of Health Policy and Administration Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga,
Surabaya, Indonesia

Djazuly Chalidyanto

Lecturer, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia

Agung Dwi Laksono

Researcher, National Institute of Health Research and Development, the Indonesia Ministry of Health, Jakarta,Indonesia

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Dewi, K. ., Chalidyanto, D. ., & Laksono, A. D. (2021). Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19 in Indonesia: A Case Study in Three Types Hospital. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 3493-3501. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15842

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