Climate Change Resilience and Healthcare System Considerations
ASPR TRACIE. (2022). Climate Change Resilience and Healthcare System Considerations.
Climate change continues to negatively impact national security, environmental stability, and human health conditions. This document provides an overview of climate trends in the U.S., outlining the impacts of climate-related illness and injury on health system operations, care delivery, and patient surge. It touches on the importance of bolstering healthcare infrastructure resilience, facility hardening, and highlights three areas being affected by various elements of climate change.