The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management at the George Washington University. (2010). Emergency Management Principles and Practices for Health Care Systems, 2nd Edition. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
This document is a must read for all hospital emergency managers. It is the best resource for the basis of healthcare emergency management programs and planning that is available. The authors explain emergency management concepts and how they can be applied in the healthcare system including detailed information on emergency operations planning, exercise planning, and program structure.