Barbera, J.A. and Macintyre, A.G. (2007). Medical Surge Capacity and Capability: A Management System for Integrating Medical and Health Resources During Large-Scale Emergencies. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.
This handbook provides an overview of the Medical Surge Capacity and Capability (MSCC) Management System and describes how the model can be applied and integrated across six “tiers of response.” Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Incident Command Process, including incident action planning. Appendix C covers the Incident Action Plan.