Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2017). 2017-2022 Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The guidance specific to these capabilities highlights what healthcare delivery system (e.g., hospitals, healthcare coalitions, and emergency medical services) have to do to effectively prepare for and respond to emergencies that impact the public’s health. Capability 1, Objective 1 includes discussion of stakeholders, roles, and potential structure of a coalition according to the cooperative agreement program.