Hanfling, D. (2013). Role of Regional Healthcare Coalitions in Managing and Coordinating Disaster Response. Institute of Medicine.
This white paper was prepared for the January 2013 workshop on Nationwide Response to an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack. It focuses on the role of coalitions in catastrophic disaster event response, and how coalitions that organize to form regional networks can improve communication of resource needs and provide situational awareness. The experiences of building coalitions in the National Capital Region are also discussed.