Regional disaster response coordination to support health outcomes, information sharing and incident management

When a disaster strikes, it rarely impacts just one jurisdiction. It is important for jurisdictions to consider how they will respond to a scenario in which the entire region is impacted. To explore these considerations, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparednes...

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Main Author: Snair, Megan Reeve
Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Institute of Medicine (U.S.), Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes (Workshop) (2014, Irvine, Calif.), Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes (Workshop) (2014, Minneapolis, Minn.), Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes (Workshop) (2014, New Orleans, La.)
Other Authors: Eckert, Bradley ([rapporteur]), Altevogt, Bruce M. ([rapporteur])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] Institute of Medicine of the National Academies 2014, November 2014
Series:Workshop in brief
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:When a disaster strikes, it rarely impacts just one jurisdiction. It is important for jurisdictions to consider how they will respond to a scenario in which the entire region is impacted. To explore these considerations, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events organized a workshop in 2014 to examine how information and incident management can augment response efforts in a complex, regional emergency. This brief summary highlights the presentation and discussion of the workshop
Physical Description:1 PDF file (8 pages) illustrations
ISBN:9780309367974