How can trauma and hospital systems enhance the public health response to disasters?
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Please make sure you Investigate the role of trauma and healthcare systems in preparedness and response to disasters and public health emergencies
Discuss planning strategies and the development of executable Emergency Management/Operations Plans for healthcare organizations
Consider the many challenges associated with disasters that healthcare organizations will face
(1) How can trauma and hospital systems enhance the public health response to disasters?
(2) Describe a system’s approach to collaborative response. In what way does this approach enhance the healthcare community’s ability to conduct the medically centric incident management mission?
(1) How adequate are detailed, written hospital emergency management/operations plans in facilitating rapid and coordinated response? How might static written plans impede the incident management mission?
(2) Healthcare organizations will invariably face significant challenges when responding to large-scale disasters. Discuss some of these challenges and offer some considerations for overcoming them.
Comment on the article “Dump the Three Ring Binders.” Is this a necessary paradigm shift in order to deal with the types of disasters and threats we now face on an almost routine basis?