ASPR TRACIE. (2018). Medical Surge and the Role of Health Clinics.
Because of their extensive geographic coverage, strong community ties, and potential to reach medically underserved areas, health clinics play a key stakeholder role in emergency and disaster preparedness and response. ASPR TRACIE conducted this exploratory study to learn more about the scope and level of implementation of emergency management activities among health clinics, including activities that some clinics may have initiated in response to the CMS Final Rule. (Access the report summary: https://files.asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/aspr-tracie-medical-surge-and-the-role-of-health-clinics-summary.pdf.)