Prickett, K.J. and Bellino, J. (n.d.). White Paper. Plain Language Emergency Alert Codes: The Importance of Direct Impact Statements in Hospital Emergency Alerts. (Accessed 8/13/2019.)
This white paper addresses the implementation of plain language emergency alert code systems in healthcare facilities. The authors discuss how this change can benefit healthcare associates, external emergency responders, patients, and visitors by reducing the amount of confusion and anxiety that is associated with traditional code word or color emergency alerting systems.