A 3-year Health Care Coalition Experience in Advancing Hospital Evacuation Preparedness
Lowe, J.L., Hansen, K.F., Sanger, K.K, and Obaid, J.M. (2016). A 3-year Health Care Coalition Experience in Advancing Hospital Evacuation Preparedness. (Abstract only.) Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 31(6). 658-662.
The authors of this report discuss efforts made by a healthcare coalition (HCC) to advance and test community capacity for a large-scale hospital evacuation. During this 3-year effort, the HCC utilized a variety of platforms such as workshops, seminars, webinars, tabletops, functional exercises, and culminated with a full-scale exercise testing hospital evacuation.