the foundation for public health emergency preparedness (phep) includes the phep program and the prep capabilities
public health emergency preparedness is driven by funding and guidance from the CDC
emergency support function #8 requires the knowledge, resources and expertise of the public health and healthcare systems
Per the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Medicine (Healthcare) is:
Per the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Public Health is:
The healthcare coalition is where healthcare providers and suppliers connect with public health, emergency management to cross-pollinate and share cost and effort
The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response describes healthcare coalitions (HCCs) as groups of individual health care and response organizations (e.g., hospitals, EMS, emergency management organizations, public health agencies, etc.) in a defined geographic location.
HCCs foster an environment of collaboration that helps each member be better prepared to respond to emergencies and manage planned events. Coalition's can provide access to medical equipment and supplies, real-time information, communication systems, and the services needed to build an educated and trained health care workforce.
The value of participating in an HCC is not limited to emergency preparedness and response. Day-to-day benefits may include: