Healthcare Coalitions The New Foundation for National Healthcare Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Health Emergencies
Courtney, B., Toner, E., Waldhorn, R., et al. (2009). Healthcare Coalitions: The New Foundation for National Healthcare Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Health Emergencies. (Abstract only.) Biosecurity and Bioterrorism. 7(2):153-63.
The authors provide an overview of the Hospital Preparedness Program and explain healthcare coalitions, including their structure and core functions. Examples of more advanced coalitions and common challenges are also summarized in the article.