Prescription Medication Preparedness Initiative
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2015). Prescription Medication Preparedness Initiative.
This document summarizes the proceedings from a May 2015 meeting that brought together stakeholders “to envision an improved system for ensured access to prescription medications in the days before, during, and after a hurricane or other “notice” disaster.” Topics included: barriers to medication adherence after a disaster; identified priorities; and the respective roles for stakeholders in ensuring access to medications through a streamlined prescription medication refill process.