Patient Reception Operations Plan
National Disaster Medical System, Nashville Federal Coordinating Center. (2015). Patient Reception Operations Plan.
This plan explains how voluntary, pre-identified acute care hospitals and other healthcare facilities in Nashville and Smyrna (TN) will, under the National Disaster Medical System, serve as Federal Coordinating Centers that can “receive, triage, stage, track and transport inpatients that exceed the capabilities of local, state, or federal medical systems” due to mass casualty incidents. Templates, an organization chart, bed reporting forms, and other resources are included as appendices.