Posts tagged with ‘Incident Planning’

  • Regional Emergency Coordinators Overview

    Regional Emergency Coordinators (RECs) serve as ASPR’s primary representatives throughout the country at the regional level. Building relationships with federal,…

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  • Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act

    The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services…

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  • Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors

    What is it? Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors is a coordinated effort to ensure that…

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  • A State Survey of Emergency Department Preparedness for the Care of Children in a Mass Casualty Event

    Thompson T, Lyle K, Mullins SH, Dick R, Graham J Abstract Objective: The Institute of Medicine has issued two reports…

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  • Annual Bed Statistics Give a Misleading Picture of Hospital Surge Capacity

    DeLia D Abstract Objective: Describe how annual hospital surge capacity is affected by within-year variation in patient volume and bed…

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  • Hospital Emergency Surge Capacity: An Empiric New York Statewide Study

    Kanter RK, Moran JR Abstract Objective: National policy for emergency preparedness calls for hospitals to accommodate surges of 500 new…

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  • Hospital Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles County

    Amy H. Kaji, MD, MPH, Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD ABSTRACT Background: There are no standardized measures of hospital disaster…

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  • Bioterrorism and Mass Casualty Preparedness in Hospitals: United States, 2003

    Niska RW, Burt CW ABSTRACT Objective: This study examined the content of hospital terrorism preparedness emergency response plans; whether those…

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  • Division of Operations

    The Operations Division is comprised of three branches. Each of the three branches works cohesively to coordinate the federal public…

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  • Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA)

    In December 2006, Congress passed and the President signed the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA), Public Law No. 109-417,…

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