Medical Surge and the Role of Home Health and Hospice Agencies
ASPR TRACIE. (2019). Medical Surge and the Role of Home Health and Hospice Agencies (Full Report).
Home health and hospice agencies have an essential role in addressing healthcare needs during emergencies and disasters. Based on 245 survey responses and 25 follow-up interviews, this report explores the perceptions of home health and hospice agency leaders about their medical surge capabilities, their capacity and infrastructure for response, their level of engagement with other community preparedness partners, and their challenges to increased preparedness.