COVID-19 Data Driven Planning The SouthEast Texas Approach
Lee, A., Upton, L., Denham, M., and Williamson, J. (2021). COVID-19 Data Driven Planning: The SouthEast Texas Approach. (Abstract only.) Journal of Emergency Management. 20(7):39-56.
The authors reviewed South East Texas Regional Advisory Councils' (SETRAC) collection, processing, and analysis of COVID-19 data "in the largest national medical setting in the United States." This case study highlights best practices in risk and crisis communications, emphasizes the need for cross-sector collaboration and standardization of data collection, and examines process that effect information sharing between the healthcare and homeland security sectors.