Aligning Community Hospitals with Local Public Health Departments Collaborative Emergency Management
Hewitt, A., Wagner, S., Twal, R. et al. (2015). Aligning Community Hospitals with Local Public Health Departments: Collaborative Emergency Management. (Abstract only; PDF available for purchase.)
This book chapter “reviews the current organizational relationships between public health departments, local community hospitals, and medical centers as they relate to emergency preparedness and management.” The authors recommend coalition capacity building strategies to enhance collaborations among these partners using a systems-level approach.