Building health care system capacity to respond to disasters: successes and challenges of disaster preparedness health care coalitions.

@article{Walsh2015BuildingHC,
  title={Building health care system capacity to respond to disasters: successes and challenges of disaster preparedness health care coalitions.},
  author={Lauren Walsh and Hillary A Craddock and Kelly H Gulley and Kandra Strauss-Riggs and Kenneth W. Schor},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={112-22}
}
INTRODUCTION This research aimed to learn from the experiences of leaders of well-developed, disaster preparedness-focused health care coalitions (HCCs), both the challenges and the successes, for the purposes of identifying common areas for improvement and sharing "promising practices." HYPOTHESIS/PROBLEM Little data have been collected regarding the successes and challenges of disaster preparedness-focused HCCs in augmenting health care system preparedness for disasters. METHODS Semi… CONTINUE READING

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