U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2012). Healthcare Preparedness Capabilities: National Guidance for Healthcare System Preparedness: January 2012.
This document outlines eight capabilities for preparedness that should be used to develop and strengthen health care system emergency response capabilities. These are goals, not regulations, related to grant participation in the Healthcare Preparedness program and are listed here for reference as a condition/aim of federal grant participation.