Regional disaster response coordination to support health outcomes, surge 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: Altevogt, Bruce M. ([rapporteur]), Ottewell, Ashley ([rapporteur])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] Institute of Medicine of the National Academies 2015, February 2015
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 three regional workshops in 2014 to explore opportunities to strengthen the regional coordination required to ensure effective medical and public health response to a large-scale multijurisdictional disaster
Physical Description:1 PDF file (8 pages) illustrations